An analysis of funding reports obtained by NJ Advance Media under a public records request shows that 377 of the 566 municipalities across the state received money for road projects in the 2014 fiscal year. Those grants ranged from $500,000 for Jersey City, to $45,000 that went to the small borough of Victory Gardens in Morris County.
There’s a good reason why the New Jersey State League of Municipalities is a staunch supporter of the Transportation Trust Fund (#NJTTF) – the fund provides critical funding for local infrastructure projects. Without that funding, municipalities will either need to delay infrastructure projects or raise property taxes.
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