The legislation could send home prices tumbling, increase the region’s tax burden, and make it harder for local governments to pay for infrastructure.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie argued with a voter outside of a polling station in Mendham Township on Tuesday. Nick Corasaniti, a New York Times reporter, captured it on video.
A suburban rebellion against President Trump propelled Democrats to victory in races for governor, state legislature and mayor, in a series of elections.
Frank A. LoBiondo of New Jersey and Ted Poe of Texas, who have served in Congress for years, said they would not seek re-election next year.
Republicans hope a tax bill will lift their fortunes in 2018. In crucial states like New Jersey, with high local taxes, it could do just the opposite.
Residents of Paterson, N.J., where the suspect in the Manhattan attack lived, reflect the morning after the killings.