N.J. gas tax increase clears legislature, heads to Murphy’s desk

The gas tax is rising again, Save Jerseyans…

The New Jersey Legislature voted by wide margins on Monday to raise New Jersey’s per gallon gas tax by approximately 10 cents over the course of the next five years. Unlike the 2016 version of the legislation, this latest bill purportedly to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund (TTF) will divert significant resources to NJ Transit…

A handful of Democrats in the Assembly (from battleground districts) voted against the bill, likely given a pass by their leadership since their votes weren’t needed for final passage. Meanwhile, five Assembly Republicans – Kean, Barlas, DePhillips, Sauickie and Clifton – voted for the tax increase along with a handful of GOP senators…

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