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NJ counties worried about transportation funding

Local New Jersey officials are concerned that if the Transportation Trust Fund ​runs out of money it could force them to make some difficult choices to fund local road projects.

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Will NJ’s transportation fund go broke?

The head of the New Jersey Assembly has announced a series of hearings will be held, starting later this fall, to figure out how to find a permanent funding source for the state Transportation Trust Fund, which pays for all road and bridge work.

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Delay on the NJ Turnpike
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NJ could lose federal transportation cash

Unless Congress comes up with a solution, the Federal Highway Trust Fund could go broke next month. That means funding to states like New Jersey could be cut off until the end of the federal fiscal year on Sept. 30. The chairman of the New Jersey Assembly Transportation Committee warns of dire consequences.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
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Bad Choices for Transportation Funding? [AUDIO]

It's no secret that New Jersey is running out of money to pay for fixing roads, bridges and tunnels. How to generate revenue to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund has been a hot topic in Trenton, but nobody can seem to agree on a funding source.

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Townsquare Media's Eric Scott interviews New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Feb. 26, 2014.
Townsquare Media's Eric Scott interviews New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Feb. 26, 2014.
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Christie: NJ Must Borrow Again to Fix Roads

New Jersey will once again need to borrow money to fund the Transportation Trust Fund, the pot of money the state uses for road, bridge, and tunnel projects.

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Raise the NJ Gas Tax to Pay for Road Repair? [POLL]

Jim asked this question last week, and it bears repeating: Would you be willing to kick in a little more in gasoline tax to repair some of our crumbling highways here in New Jersey?

And crumbling they are – especially now that the weather’s been radically changing from
extreme cold to warm.

Just

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Should Owners of “Green” Vehicles Pay An Extra Fee? [AUDIO]

A New Jersey State Senator, who was going to introduce a measure to tax all drivers based on the number of miles they drive, has changed his mind, and is now crafting legislation that calls for a yearly fee for those who own electric and alternate fuel vehicles.

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NJ Lawmakers Advance Bill To Require Transportation Spending Oversight

The New Jersey Senate Transportation panel has approved a measure that would strengthen transparency in the state’s Transportation Trust Fund (TTF) spending.

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Flickr User KimCarpenter NJ
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New Jersey Roadwork Underway [AUDIO/VIDEO]

New Jersey drivers have had the pleasure of living in the state with the third-lowest gas tax in the nation. However, drivers have been paying in other ways, like car repairs.

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Hopeful In NJ - Flickr
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Re-funding the Transportation Trust Fund

The State is going ahead with the unconstitutional borrowing of 1.3 billion dollars to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund, which was pilfered dry by politicians. Our children will have to pay back four times that much over the years.

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