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Paterson voters overwhelmingly defeat mayor Torres’ recreation tax

By Jayed Rahman
Published: November 3, 2015

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City voters rejected mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ proposal to further tax property owners to fund recreation programs.

72-percent of voters rejected Torres’ proposal to raise $3 million to replace the recreation budget line item in Tuesday’s election.

3,880 voters cast their ballots against Torres’ recreation tax. Only 28-percent or 1,524 voters favored the mayor’s new levy.

 


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