The US Department of Justice continues to request documents from Jackson in an investigation into the township’s land use laws, with a renewed request coming earlier this year. This subpoena came in soon after the mayor and council decided to walk away from an agreed-upon settlement of a lawsuit brought by Agudath Israel over recent laws banning schools and dormitories. The township is also reminded not to destroy any (more) documents:
After all, they do seem pretty quick to close bogus complaints, like Jackson Township’s claim of “blockbusting”:
Maybe the denial of an application for a house of worship that was fully compliant with Jackson’s zoning laws will spur them into action?