565 towns in New Jersey.
With property taxes so high, and climbing by the moment, perhaps it is high time we knock out those itty-bitty towns and eliminate some redundancy. Sen. Vin Gopal agrees, pushing a bill that requires towns with less than 1,000 residents to consolidate with their neighbors. The consolidation issue is nothing new, but progress has been painfully slow over the years. The latest Jaffe Podcast episode examines all the municipal madness and poses the age-old question: What will it take for New Jersey to change? Click here to listen.