Tag: fund

N.J. Congressman proposes ban on taxpayer-financed sexual harassment settlements

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ- 07) is leveraging his position with the House Ethics Committee to end taxpayer-funded settlements of sexual harassment allegations against members of Congress and their staff. “Taxpayers in congressional districts across the Nation are Read More

Will the gas tax hike shore up New Jersey’s troubled pension system?

That’s the plan, Save Jerseyans. Smart government? Or short-sighted self-dealing? This new bipartisan measure spearheaded by South Jersey legislators from both houses — S2842/A4388 – would permit New Jersey’s newly replenished Transportation Trust Fund to borrow directly from New Jersey pension funds. Right now, the Read More

Budget Bill Sails Through, but Christie Brokers New Plan to Revive TTF

Lawmakers had no problem sending a budget bill to Gov. Chris Christie yesterday, but finding consensus on a way to renew the state’s going-broke Transportation Trust Fund was a different story. Without any debate or disagreement, a $34.8 billion spending Read More

Trenton is broken. How broken? Not one TTF plan touches the real problem!

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There’s no shortage of ideas floating around Trenton concerning how to “fix” the much-discussed Transportation Trust Fund (TTF), Save Jerseyans. I’d feel a lot better about it if ONE IDEA, just one Read More