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
Sen. Steve Oroho, a respected member of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee, stressed that by increasing the gas tax by roughly 20 cents, new revenue would be raised for transportation projects. Ultimately, that would prevent New Jersey taxpayers from being forced to subsidize the many out-of-state motorists who currently ...
June 7, 2016John Flores
From President Eisenhower's Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956 which gave us the Interstate Highway System to Governor Kean's Transportation Trust Fund in 1984 (the first in the country), to today, there's been along tradition of conservative support for infrastructure. Here are statements by conservatives that have profoundly shaped infrastructure ...
May 27, 2016John Flores
To me our choice is simple: Either we pay 100 percent of the cost to maintain our roads and bridges through increased property taxes, or we pay 65 percent of the cost and let those out-of-state who use our roads pay for the rest through a modest gas tax increase. ...
May 20, 2016John Flores