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160615Vannozzi

Sen. Lesniak Proposes Revamp of Jet Fuel Tax

6-15-16
Sen. Ray Lesniak proposed revising the jet fuel tax to include all jet fuel dispensed in the Garden State, not just what is consumed in New Jersey.
160614Cruz

Sen. Beck: New Jerseyans ‘Absolutely Opposed’ to 23-Cent Gas Tax Hike

6-14-16
Sen. Jennifer Beck was at a rally in Freehold to speak out against a proposal to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund with a 23-cent gas tax increase. She has outlined a plan for the TTF that wouldn't raise the gas tax.
160614Delmore

Former Gov. Whitman: Trump is Dividing Republican Party

6-14-16
Donald Trump has made controversial remarks throughout his presidential campaign. Former Gov. Christine Todd Whitman says many in her party can't bring themselves to support Trump and it's dividing the party. The mayor and deputy mayor in Hackensack have renounced their party affiliation and are now Independents.
160514Flanagan

Disagreement Over How to Help Puerto Rico with Debt Crisis

6-14-16
The House passed the Promesa Bill to help Puerto Rico pay its debt, but some say it's not the right action to take for the island.
160614MacArthur

Rep. MacArthur Champions Benefits for Adoptive Military Parents

6-14-16
Congressman Tom MacArthur helped create legislation, that if passed, would expand family leave services to military families that adopt children.
160613Aron

Lawmakers Present 10-Year Transportation Trust Fund Plan

6-13-16
The bipartisan Transportation Trust Fund plan would raise the gas tax by as much as 23 cents per gallon while phasing out the estate tax.
160613Hill

Christie Blasts Public Employee Pension Plan Ballot Question

6-13-16
Gov. Christie forecasts gloom and doom if voters approve a constitutional amendment to fund public employees' pensions: huge tax increases and deep cuts in spending to reach what he calls a $3 billion tax on 8 million residents.
160610Aron

Bipartisan Proposal: Cut Estate Tax, Raise Gas Tax for Transportation Trust Fund

6-10-16
Lawmakers released plans to pump $20 billion into the Transportation Trust Fund over 10 years by raising the gas tax while also lowering the estate tax.
160610Flanagan

Railway Criticized for Storing Flammable Gas in Tankers

6-10-16
Morristown and Erie Railway is storing butane and propane in tankers along the tracks, which is drawing criticism from Morris County officials and homeowners who weren't notified of the plan.
160610Schmertz

Christie Touts Shore Recovery Amid Trump Questions

6-10-16
Gov. Christie visited Ocean Grove and Asbury Park talking about how far they have come since Hurricane Sandy hit. He also faced questions about his support for Donald Trump.