by Mark Longo, Director of the Engineers Labor-Employer Cooperative (ELEC) New Jersey recently made strides toward improving our infrastructure by securing a long-term source of dedicated revenue for the Transportation Trust Fund. It’s an achievement many didn’t think was possible. The ELEC 825 led-campaign to replenish the trust fund is a critical victory ...
June 19, 2017John Flores
[Originally appeared on NorthJersey.com] Everyone in the New York-metro region, especially New Jersey residents, knows how valuable our rail infrastructure is. From commuters who take NJ Transit every day to jobs in New York to visitors and travelers across our region, nearly a million people rely on ...
May 5, 2017John Flores
This $400 million is the gas tax and the Transportation Trust Fund at work to fix the state's roads and bridges and make commuting smoother and faster.
March 10, 2017John Flores
From newspapers to municipal groups to business groups to fiscal conservative groups, there is broad support for putting NJ's Transportation Trust Fund in a lockbox by voting YES on Public Question 2. The text that will appear on the ballot can be read here. While we support vigorous debate ...
November 7, 2016John Flores
As published in the Asbury Park Press: "Now that Gov. Chris Christie, the Senate and the Assembly have joined together on a bipartisan compromise to reauthorize the Transportation Trust Fund, New Jersey’s infrastructure will have a much-needed influx of long-term funding. Regardless of how New Jerseyans feel about the ...
November 3, 2016John Flores