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New Jersey Senate Puts Off Transportation Votes Despite Funding Crisis

The New Jersey Senate postponed its expected votes on June 30 on either of two possibilities for shoring up the state’s near-insolvent Transportation Trust Fund. This occurred two days after the Democratic-dominated Assembly reneged on an agreement with the Senate and made a deal with Republican Gov. Chris Christie.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
July 1, 2016
Government

Transportation Trust Fund Boost Approved by N.J. Legislative Committees

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The transportation committees of the New Jersey Assembly and Senate overwhelmingly passed 10-year, $23 billion bills that would bolster the state’s Transportation Trust Fund. The full chambers must vote on the measures before the fund’s borrowing authority expires July 1.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
June 24, 2016
Government

New Jersey Transportation Funding Debate Rages

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Less than a week after Gov. Christie termed the state’s Transportation Trust Fund “obsolete,” New Jersey legislative leaders are pushing a 10-year, $23 billion infrastructure plan that’s largely funded by a 26 cents-per-gallon tax hike on diesel and 23 cents-per-gallon on gas.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
June 16, 2016
Government, Business, Logistics

N.Y.-N.J. Authority Delays Bayonne Bridge Project Two Years

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced a nearly two-year delay in completing a $1.3 billion bridge raising project that would allow the largest containerships to reach the third-largest U.S. port.

October 2, 2015
Government

NY-NJ Port Considering Private Investors for New Bridge

For the first time since its founding nearly a century ago, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is seeking private investors to help it replace one of its facilities  — the aged Goethals Bridge that connects the New Jersey Turnpike to Staten Island and other points in New York.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
May 18, 2010

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