Tag: TTF

Budget Stalemate Threatens 2018 Transportation Projects Worth $4B

Credit: Governor’s Office/Tim Larsen Governor Chris Christie on Tuesday met workers at an Interstate 95 project in Mercer County that is being funded by the Transportation Trust Fund. Gov. Chris Christie and lawmakers remained in a stalemate yesterday over the Read More

Handlin, running for Senate, pitches bill to police TTF spending

She opposed the gas tax increase. Now that it passed, Assemblywoman Amy Handlin (R-13) wants to control costs for the Transportation Trust Fund (TTF). Handlin is the sponsor of a new three bill package with a three prong approached to accomplishing 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

N.J. DOT commish scolds Star-Ledger for tying Hoboken crash to TTF fight

Did lax safety measures lead to yesterday’s tragic train crash in Hoboken? Governor Chris Christie says it’s too soon to speculate. His Director of Transportation Richard T. Hammer agrees with the boss; Hammer fired off a strongly-worded letter to the editor Read More

Bramnick nails it: Windbag Wisniewski oversaw TTF’s decline!

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Union, Morris and Somerset) threw down with gas tax hike proponent Assemblyman John Wisniewski during a Wednesday League of Municipalities panel over the Transportation Trust Fund (TTF), Save Jerseyans, but Read More