New Jersey voters had their say Tuesday on a ballot question constitutionally dedicating gas tax revenues to transportation projects.
Voters reject North Jersey casino proposal. That dedication will prevent governors or legislatures from diverting the revenues each year, and instead provide a steady...
TRENTON -- Now that New Jersey's new 23-cent gas tax increase is on the books, a ballot question asking voters to dedicate the billions of dollars in new revenue to transportation projects is suddenly getting lots of attention. The once-virtually uncontested question that passed the Legislature with just...
Meanwhile a gas-tax hike is something voters do understand. So that's not a tough choice for a politician. Grover Norquist made it even easier for
As for that ballot question you'll see today, I wish I could say that voting it down would preclude any future borrowing. But there's always another...
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“Voters should know that voting no on Ballot Question 2 does not repeal the gas tax hike or stop the state from borrowing,” Jedynak said.
Proponents for dedicating all gas-tax revenues toward transportation are stepping up advocacy efforts, ahead of an Election Day decision by voters that could be a close one.
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto speaks in favor of a ballot question dedicating gas tax revenues to transportation.
Sweeney said the gas tax increase won’t disappear if the question is defeated. The state will still find ways to borrow money for transportation, as it
The votes to put the question on the ballot were cast by the Legislature in January. The Assembly approved it 75-0 and the Senate 36-1, with only state Sen.