Tag: gateway

White House Budget Has No Gateway Tunnel Funding—Booker Suggests Naming The Tunnel For Trump

By Art Gallagher _ President Trump’s 2020 budget has no funding for the Gateway Tunnel and Deputy Secretary of Transportation Jeffrey Rosen said New York and New Jersey should pay for the tunnel, according to AMNY: “Those transit projects are local responsibilities, Read More

As Trump plans cuts, Smith says entire East Coast “could and should pitch in” to fund Gateway

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget takes funding for the New Jersey-New York Gateway Tunnel Project budget from $650 million down to $325 million. New Jersey and New York officials are outraged including New Jersey’s last Republican in Read More

Federal Spending Bill Before Congress Could Mean $541M for Gateway Project

Credit: Amtrak/Chuck Gomez Amtrak train exiting the north tube of the outmoded Hudson River Tunnel from New York into New Jersey The Gateway transportation project – which includes a new rail tunnel between New Jersey and New York – is Read More

Paul Ryan: Democrats are the reason there are no DACA protections in the spending bill

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said Thursday that Democrats are the reason the spending bill does not include DACA protections. “We said let’s do multiyear funding for the wall for multiyear relief for the DACA kids, and they walked away Read More

Feds deal major blow to Gateway tunnel project

A crucial infrastructure deal to fund a multi-billion-dollar rail tunnel under the Hudson River suffered a major setback Friday, after the Trump Administration announced the project relied on a “non-existent” agreement to secure federal funding. … -existent” agreement to secure Read More

N.J. Congressional Delegation Lobbying for Big Gateway Tunnel Bucks ($900M!)

The notorious (and long-dead) ARC tunnel’s successor won’t be built for awhile, Save Jerseyans, but the fight for funding starts now. On Tuesday, Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) celebrated the proposed FY 2018 U.S. Department of Transportation Appropriations Act for allotting Read More