Connecticut and every other state in the nation is dealing with failing infrastructure – and no money to pay for repairs.
State 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.
State 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.
The report found New Jersey is one of 46 states that have a decrease in the number of miles driven since 2005.
It’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.
New York is among the most congested cities in America and one of its highways the worst road for traffic in the country, according to a new study.
New York State Sen. Tony Avella, of Queens, is promoting a proposal that would require the city to tax gasoline sales at a flat rate, rather than as a percentage of the price per gallon.
St. Sen. Len Suzio is coralling the help of Connecticut’s citizens to cap a tax on gasoline in the Nutmeg State.
Connecticut now has the distinction of having the highest gasoline tax in the lower 48 states – a whopping 70.3 cents for every gallon purchased.
As the price of gasoline continues to rise across the Tri-State, a Rockland County legislator is trying to introduce a bill to cap the county’s sales tax.
About 2,000 idled construction workers will go back to work after Democrats in the New Jersey Legislature approved stopgap funding on Monday.