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160818Cruz

Christie Executive Order Puts General Funds into Play for TTF Projects

8-18-16
Gov. Christie issued an executive order to use money from the general fund for emergency road, bridge and mass transportation work. The Assembly speaker says that will put a hole in the budget.
160816Vannozzi

Laid Off Construction Workers Demonstrate Over TTF Shutdown

8-16-16
With no vote planned for Transportation Trust Fund legislation, construction union members will continue demonstrations at the office of every elected legislative official in the state until an agreement is reached.
160815Cruz

Objections From NY Officials Threaten New Port Authority Bus Terminal

8-15-16
New York officials say they want to put the brakes on the design competition for a new Port Authority Bus Terminal, citing a lack of transparency on the part of the Port Authority.
160810Sweeney

Senate President Talks Pensions and the TTF

8-10-16
Senate President Steve Sweeney takes on the two most daunting budget issues facing the state, the underpaid public worker pension fund and the TTF to repair roads and bridges.
160729Hill

Bills to Raise Gas Tax, Fund TTF Head to Full Senate

7-29-16
The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee approved two bills to raise the state gasoline tax by 23 cents a gallon in an effort to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund.
160721Flanagan

USO Center Opens at Newark Airport

7-21-16
Newark Airport now houses a 2,000-square-foot USO Center that features snacks, pillows, books, recliners, computers and a TV for service members and their families.
160720Flanagan

Piscataway Mayor Defies Christie Order to Stop TTF Projects

7-20-16
Brian Wahler has ignored Gov. Christie's order to stop all work funded by the Transportation Trust Fund. He ripped up a cease and desist letter from the NJDOT.
160713Cruz

Governor, Senate President, Assembly Speaker All Talk, No Action Say Irvington Officials

7-13-16
Irvington officials are upset with political leadership that can't come to an agreement on how to fund road projects under the Transportation Trust Fund.
160708Aron

Officials Highlight Effects of TTF Roadwork Shutdown

7-8-16
Elected officials say stopping roadwork paid for with the Transportation Trust Fund affects residents and they want the Senate and Assembly to come to a compromise.