Archive for Tag: Transportation

Oroho and Wirths drive home need to open car dealerships

TRENTON, N.J. – Two legislative budget officers, Sen. Steve Oroho and Assemblyman Hal Wirths, are asking the governor to open New Jersey car dealerships as the state faces declining sales tax revenue and residents must navigate limited public transportation options. Gov. Phil Murphy’s recent executive order closed all non-essential...

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Dancer’s resolution urges Congress to replace markers on NJ Intracoastal Waterway

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s resolution urges Congress to appropriate the necessary funds to enable the U.S. Coast Guard to completely replace the steel channel markers and buoys on the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, a popular water-based travel route between the Manasquan Inlet along the coast of the...

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Munoz calls on Murphy to release vetting documents on Corbett tax break

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz is calling on the Murphy administration to release NJ Transit President Kevin Corbett’s vetting documents. Corbett is under fire for receiving a sizeable tax break from Mendham Township because he raises sheep on 5.5 acres of his 6.24 acre home under New Jersey’s...

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New report confirms New Jersey’s highways and spending worst in nation

TRENTON, N.J. – A recently released report by the Reason Foundation on the performance of the nation’s highway systems ranks New Jersey at the very bottom, again. Assemblyman Erik Peterson said the report not only highlights the state’s inefficient transportation spending, but the bigger problems facing the state. “The...

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Legislation creates commission to get Hudson tunnel project rolling

TRENTON, N.J. – A massive infrastructure project that would relieve rail congestion between Newark and New York City has been sidetracked for almost a decade by funding uncertainties and political posturing. But legislation passed Tuesday by the Assembly Appropriations Committee may be crucial to finally advancing the long-awaited Gateway...

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Rooney bill addresses pothole hell for N.J. drivers

TRENTON, N.J. – It isn’t always smooth riding on the roads of the Garden State. Potholes can seem to pop-up out of nowhere, damaging vehicles, delaying commuters, and costing drivers for expensive repairs. Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney has introduced legislation requiring the Transportation Department to make pothole repairs a...

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