Bakke: Consolidate authorities, eliminate county government in lieu of gas tax hike

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog

We spend a LOT of time talking about gas tax hike alternatives here at Save Jersey, folks, so I’m not surprised that one of our former contributors, Synnove Bakke (R-18), is one of the only 2015 Assembly candidates willing to come out and propose specific alternatives.

They’re radical solutions. You may not agree with all of them, and I’m sure you have some proposals of your own, too, but reasonable and informed individuals can agree that it’s going to take a radically large change in thinking to rescue Trenton from itself.  Everything should be on the table.

Here’s what Synnove had to say to our buddy Bill Spadea on NJ 101.5:


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  1. Go Synnove Go. Somebody has to put in an effort to REDUCE our insane and overbloated government taxes. STOP the increases. Year after year NOBODY offers and does anything at all. Thank you Synnove.

  2. She is correct on all points. The issue is that all the incumbents and the media like the present set up and do well with it. That is why I have questioned whether a GRIP campaign giving the GOP a majority yet removing the present leadership would be acceptable to the party.

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