Pezzullo Goes After Obama Toll Plan

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog

I-295Could New Jerseyans soon see toll booths on I-287 or I-295?

Quite possibly. The Obama Administration’s so-called ‘Grow America Act’ would, if implemented, eliminate “the prohibition on tolling existing free Interstate highways, subject to the approval of the Secretary, for purposes of reconstruction.” With New Jersey facing a $600+ million project deficit for FY 2016, Save Jerseyans, it’s easy to imagine that the state might seize upon this newly-discovered flexibility to bring in more cash.

GOP U.S. Senate candidate Rich Pezzullo dedicated time during his final spring to primary day to attempt to bring attention to the issue, hosting a press conference at the Monmouth Service Area at Garden State Parkway Milepost 100 situated between exits 98 and 100 as Shore-bound motorists flew by…


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2 thoughts on “Pezzullo Goes After Obama Toll Plan

  1. I’ve gotten Bell’s mailers, heard Sabrin’s radio ads, seen Pezzullo’s signs and heard his ad, and Goldberg’s on the line here in Stafford. Needless to say I was torn. But some Pezzullo volunteers came by my house and really took time to talk with me about Rich and the issues, and I’ve gotta say I’m a believer. Glad to see him getting some press attention.

  2. Brian Goldberg has my vote. While it’s cool Rich put this together, Brian also believes we pay too many tolls already, and is taking a hard stance against additional STEALING from NJ commuters. But I think Brian has the best shot of beating Cory Booker.

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