Repeal the Blue Laws in Bergen County and Allow the Stores to Open!
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Bergen County's Blue Laws

Repeal the Blue Laws in Bergen County and Allow the Stores to Open!

    1. Scott Tesser
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      Scott Tesser


If I need something on Sunday, I go to New York. So NJ loses the tax revenue and the local businesses lose out. Traffic is a part of living in a populated area, five miles from NYC. That doesn't mean we pass silly outdated laws that hurt us economically and inconvenience us personally.

Most people have only two days off. During the week it is very inconvenient with both parents working and kids at home to run essential shopping errands. The weekends are when most people can get to the mall. To take one of the two days out of the equation is utterly ridiculous and when going on Saturdays the crowds and traffic are crazy. Opening on Sunday would ease this Saturday traffic.

The cost trade off of living in a town that has a property tax amazingly low for the county and a town with an incredible amount of revenue is the traffic.

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    Reasons for signing

    • Michael Donato MIDLAND PARK, NJ
      • 12 months ago

      It's anti-capitalism. Businesses, and buyers, should be allowed to conduct business any time they want.

    • Susanne Ince TEANECK, NJ
      • about 1 year ago

      Tired of having to travel to New York to shop and paying tolls to do so, when I can shop in my own state if the stores were open on Sunday. Why should we spend our money out of state when jobs are needed here. Many people will benefit from the jobs that will open up if this w law was repealed. The stores could be open 11am - 7pm.

    • joseph failla FAIR LAWN, NJ
      • about 1 year ago

      business, jobs and being able to get what I need when I need it!!! The law is old and silly!!

    • Brian Norris CRESSKILL, NJ
      • about 1 year ago

      Better overall economy

    • Deena Sawh ELMWOOD PARK, NJ
      • about 1 year ago

      Sundays are my only day off. I hate to travel all the way to nyc to get something I can get at my local mall. Please change this law


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