gas tax

Debate Revs Up Over Raising New Jersey Gas TaxThe state's Transportation Trust Fund, which gets money from the gas tax, is running out of money needed to repair potholes, bridges and more.
Wisniewski: Raise Gas Tax To Pay For NJ Transportation ProjectsAssembly Transportation Committee Chairman John Wisniewski told Meadowlands-area business leaders Tuesday that the state must identify a dedicated source of funding for the Transportation Trust Fund.
Proposal To Raise New Jersey Gas Tax Draws IreA proposal to raise the gas tax in New Jersey is drawing opposition.
Shuttered Bridges To Stay That Way With New Jersey Transportation Fund DepletedInfrastructure problems on roads and bridges are causing great pain in New Jersey, and the source for funding to fix them is up in the air.
Experts Weigh How To Replenish New Jersey Transportation Trust FundThe New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund has been running dry, and as of Monday, there was still no plan place to replenish it.
New Jersey Motorists Not Keen On Possible Gas Tax IncreaseAmong the proposals being discussed in Trenton, the state's 14.5-cent gas tax could double, or even triple.
Could A Gas Tax Hike Be In New Jersey's Future?Pressure is building in New Jersey to hike the state tax on gasoline. Is there a crack in Gov. Christie’s firm wall of resistance?
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy Calls For Gas Tax Hike For Infrastructure UpgradesConnecticut and every other state in the nation is dealing with failing infrastructure – and no money to pay for repairs.
N.J. Lawmaker Seeks To Raise Gas Taxes To Pay For Roads, BridgesState Sen. Raymond Lesniak, a Democrat, says the state's roads and bridges are in "terrible condition," and the tax would bring in an extra $240 million a year, according to a report.
Gov. Christie, Motorists Say No To Proposed Gas Tax HikeState Sen. Ray Lesniak argues the roads are crumbling, and the proposed 4-cent per gallon increase each year for the next six years could pay for the needed improvements.
Report Shows Dip In Driving In NJ; Advocates Want More Mass Transit InvestmentsThe report found New Jersey is one of 46 states that have a decrease in the number of miles driven since 2005.
A Mileage Tax Monitored By Big Brother For All N.J. Drivers? It Could HappenIt’s a controversial proposal: Paying for every mile you drive to cover road repairs. While some say it's necessary, others are saying it’s time to put the brakes on the idea.