Over the past three decades New Jersey voters have approved several ballot questions that have protected revenue raised from state fuel taxes from being used for anything other than transportation projects. Now, in the wake of the unpopular 23-cent gas-tax increase that went into effect today, voters are being asked to do so again. One of… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: November 1st, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Gas Tax, New Jersey | Tags: Gas Tax, New Jersey, Question 2, Transportation Trust Fund | 1 Comment »
Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno is speaking her own mind and getting establishing independence from Governor Chris Christie.
Guadagno went onto Bill Spadea’s morning radio show at NJ 101.5 and agreed with Spadea that voters should reject ballot question 2, the provision that would dedicate the new gas tax revenues to transportation projects. Spadea and Guadagno are arguing that the dedication of the revenue will allow Trenton to borrow billions of dollars to fund the projects.
Before Guadagno completed her segment on the show, Christie’s spokesman Brian Murray issued the following statement:Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2016 Elections, 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics, Chris Christie, Kim Guadagno, New Jersey | Tags: 2016 Elections, 2017 Gubernatorial race, Chris Christie, Gas Tax, Kim Guadagno, Lt Gov Kim Guadagno, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Question 2 | 5 Comments »