New Jersey lawmakers yesterday were set to vote on fiscal measures during the final day of the legislative session, including a bill that would increase mayoral powers in Camden, which has been under state control since 2002.

The Senate planned to take up S. 3166, which would allow Camden’s mayor to raise property taxes by no more than 3% each year, veto contracts, and abolish city positions. The General Assembly yesterday passed the initiative in a 45 to 31 vote.

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