By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog
New Jersey motorists just got a reprieve from higher gas taxes, Save Jerseyans.
The State Senate has gone home for the day and, according to Senate President Steve Sweeney, there won’t be a vote on a transportation trust fund fix until at least next Tuesday:
FYI Sweeney today: "I can tell you, I don't think it's going to be July 4th weekend."
— Dustin Racioppi (@dracioppi) June 30, 2016
Governor Christie had demanded a vote on the gas/sales tax compromise he brokered with the N.J. State Senate earlier this week. Sweeney, left out of the discussions, is responding by hitting the pause button. His chamber prefers a death tax roll-back in lieu of a sales tax cut to offset a 23-cent gas tax bump.
Save Jersey sources believe it could be 1-2 weeks before the Senate votes.
The fiscal year ends this Friday.