Following the reauthorization of the Transportation Trust Fund and the voter approval of Public Question # 2, The New Jersey Department of Transportation has announced plans for a $900 million Capital Program for FY2017. The Department also plans approximately $150 million in Operations projects for the current Fiscal Year.
TRENTON, NEW JERSEY (November 9, 2016) – NJAPA thanks the voters of New Jersey for taking the time to understand and ultimately support Public Question #2 with a 54% approval rating on Election Day. This critical policy initiative ensures that gas tax revenue is dedicated to infrastructure improvement. With this approval, the State of New Jersey will now have an adequate, stable, and dedicated sources of funding for desperately needed improvements to our State’s roads, bridges, and transit systems.
TRENTON, NEW JERSEY (November 3, 2016) – On November 8, New Jersey voters can help ensure that every single cent of the gas tax goes towards fixing the state’s broken roads and bridges by voting “yes” to Public Question #2. The New Jersey Asphalt Pavement Association (NJAPA) supports approval of Public Question #2.
The NJAPA is offering you an opportunity to support your Association and to present your marketing message to members, the engineering community and agency personnel in the form of an advertisement in the 2017 Membership Directory.
Gov. Chris Christie on Friday signed a bill raising the gasoline tax 23 cents per gallon, the first tax hike in his 2,460 days in office and the state’s first increase in the tax on gasoline since 1988.
The NJ General Assembly has voted to approve the NJ Transportation Trust Fund Reauthorization and Tax Reform Legislation. A-10 which reauthorizes the Trust Fund and makes policy changes, passed by a vote of 45 Yes and 27 No, A-12 which implements the taxation changes including the gas tax increase was approved by a vote of 44 Yes and 27 No.
The NJ State Senate voted this morning to approve the NJ Transportation Trust Fund Reauthorization and Tax Reform Legislation. A-10 which reauthorizes the Trust Fund and makes policy changes, passed by a vote of 23 Yes and 14 No, A-12 which implements the taxation changes including the gas tax increase was approved by a vote of 23 Yes and 14 No. Continue reading “NJ State Senate Approves Transportation Trust Fund”→