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Christie Orders Transportation Trust Fund Project Shutdown

7-1-16
Gov. Chris Christie issued an executive order requiring an orderly shutdown of Transportation Trust Fund projects by Saturday at 11:59 p.m.
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Port Authority to Replace Toll Equipment, Making Way for Cashless Tolls

6-30-16
The Port Authority board agreed to replace 19-year-old toll collecting equipment. The new system will be capable of collecting cashless tolls for drivers who don’t have E-ZPass.
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Dueling Press Conferences Highlight Divisions on TTF Deal

6-29-16
Opponents of the Assembly Transportation Trust Fund proposal spoke out on the same day Gov. Christie praised the plan.
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Delayed Bayonne Bridge Project Impacts Residents, Port Business

6-29-16
Residents living near the Bayonne Bridge say the project to raise it has gone on longer than anticipated and is impacting their homes. The delays could also cost the Port of Newark big boat business.
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Midnight Deal Will Either Sink or Save TTF, Depending on Who You Ask

6-28-16
Legislators worked into the night hammering out details for the 2017 budget.
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Lawmakers Debate Gas Tax Hike to Save Transportation Trust Fund

6-27-16
Because Democrats anticipate Gov. Christie will veto a bill that raises the gas tax, they don't want to pass that measure without enough Republican support for an override.
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TTF Plan Clears Committees but Faces Uncertainty in Full Legislature

6-24-16
The Assembly and Senate Budget Committees approved the Transportation Trust Fund plan, which includes a gas tax increase, but Gov. Christie will likely veto the measure and it's unclear if there are enough votes to override that decision.
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New Rules Coming for Commercial Drone Use

6-24-16
The FAA is cementing and greatly relaxing guidelines for flying small commercial drones.
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Lawmakers Debate Raising Gas Tax to Support Transportation Trust Fund

6-23-16
A proposed bill to save the Transportation Trust Fund would raise the gas tax 23 cents per gallon. Although the bill has sponsors from both parties, not all lawmakers are on board.
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Concerns Over Proposed Jet Fuel Tax Hike

6-23-16
Airline industry representatives say raising the jet fuel tax will increase prices for consumers, but some lawmakers say the industry needs to pay its fair share.