Alex DeCroce was an American Republican Party politician, who served in the New Jersey General Assembly from 1989 until his death on January 9, 2012, where he represented the 26th legislative district.
He was the Assembly's Republican Leader since 2003, served as the Republican Conference Leader from 2002 to 2003, and was the Deputy Speaker from 1994 to 2001. DeCroce served in the Assembly on the Legislative Services Commission.
DeCroce served on the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders from 1984 to 1989 and as the Freeholder Director in 1986.
DeCroce attended Seton Hall University. He was born in Morristown, and resided in Parsippany-Troy Hills.
Taxpayers who are already stretched to their limit by our highest-in-the-nation property taxes may be forced to pick up and leave the state. Businesses that have already rated this as one of the worst business climates in the nation will move operations elsewhere or forgo plans to expand.
It is troubling that before we have had any real discussion of possible spending cuts the governor appears to have made a decision to increase taxes. It is equally troubling that this tax hike proposal is being floated while the administration is still considering big ticket spending programs like stem-cell research.