What Will Become Of Jersey City's Tax Abatement Law?

Law360, New York (October 14, 2016, 11:52 AM EDT) -- Patrick J. McCarthy

Mary B. Rogers

Christopher John Stracco On Sept. 12, the Third Circuit held that the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey erred in dismissing a suit against Jersey City challenging its ordinance which required the use of union labor on certain construction projects which were subject to property tax abatements. In Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. v. City of Jersey City, 2016 U.S. App. Lexis 16654 (3d Cir., Sept. 12, 2016), the Third Circuit reversed the district court's holding that Jersey City was a "market participant" rather than a "regulator" in enforcing a city...

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