TAX REFORM BILLS MOVE THROUGH ASSEMBLY PANEL

A group of tax reform bills to attack unfunded state mandates that drive up property taxes were released Monday by an Assembly panel. The bills would: – Allow more groups to file complaints against unfunded state mandates (A-3204). – Give municipalities discretion in implementing Municipal Court security plans (A-3268) . – Allow public record custodians to require…

CAMDEN COUNTY MAN ENTERS PLEA TO CHILD LURING

A Camden County man entered a guilty plea on Monday to second-degree attempted sexual assault and second-degree attempted child luring and will be sentenced to five years in prison for making Internet contact with an undercover detective posing as a 14-year-old girl, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated. Vipulkumar Patel, 34, of Lindenwold, had several conversations…