Thursday, October 6, 2016

NJ gas-tax showdown postponed until Friday

Final votes in the New Jersey Assembly and Senate on the 23-cent gasoline tax
hike to fill the tank of the Transportation Trust Fund had to be pushed off until
Friday due a procedural issue.

Opponents hope the delay will give residents time to light up lawmakers' phones
and emails with demands that they vote NO on the legislative package.

Potential Democratic candidates for governor, Ray Lesniak and John Wizniewski,
are out front in opposing the fuel hike and the accompanying elimination of the
inheritance tax. Senate President Steve Sweeney, one of two leading candidates
 for governor on the D side, is for the package.

Brenda Flanagan has the details above for NJTV NEWS

Other news coverage
NJ gas tax vote delayed until Friday
Legislators phones ringing off the hook 

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