Category: Gasoline

Mikie Sherrill supports the gas tax hike bill… just not the hikes? | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Politicians have been known to “evolve” or change their minds, Save Jerseyans, but some instances are a little more obvious (and nakedly opportunistic) than others. On rare occasions? After all of the flip-flopping, triangulating, mealy-mouthed back-tracking, Read More

Webber demands repeal of latest N.J. gas tax hike

WHIPPANY, N.J. – The Murphy Administration’s move to raise New Jersey’s gas tax by another 4.3 cents — meaning that the tax has now tripled since 2016 — is meeting widespread opposition among residents. Among those residents is Assemblyman Jay Webber Read More

POLL: Only 4% give Murphy an “A” for his handling of NJ Transit

TRENTON, N.J. — It’s unusual if residents don’t approve of a new governor.  In the new Quinnipiac poll results released Wednesday, Phil Murphy’s approval rating (54%) is pretty consistent with Chris Christie’s 51% rating at this point in Murphy’s predecessor’s Read More

MEMORIAL (PAY)DAY FOR TRENTON: Murphy praises gas tax hike scam as prices soar

By Matt Rooney _ Phil Murphy is (finally) admitting how he feels about the October 2016 gas tax hike. At a Wednesday bill signing event, the Democrat Governor lauded the historic increase — one which robbed New Jersey of one Read More

Jilted by Murphy, N.J. GOP plans legislation to reverse gas tax increase

TRENTON, N.J. – A significant number of New Jersey legislative Republicans — including Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Union) — supported the October 2016 gas tax hike which, at least in part, was supposed to be offset by a small decrease Read More

Murphy is restoring the 7% sales tax; are GOP gas tax hike backers ready to own their folly?

By Matt Rooney _ Remember when yours truly, and others, said the grand October 2016 gas tax compromise was unadulterated BS? And that any small tax “cuts” offered as a trade off would be erased over time? When Democrats inevitably Read More

Weinberg-style Democrats don’t want ‘clean’ energy; they might want Flintstones cars!

President Barack Obama took a half-hearted approach to tackling the oil-by-rail boom during his years in office, Save Jerseyans, because some BIG money liberals (like Warren Buffett and Tom Steyer) have made fortunes off of the dangerous practice (side note: Read More