LANSING (WWJ/AP) - Talks over raising taxes to repair deteriorating Michigan roads have come down to the last day of voting in the Legislature this year. 616 more words
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Governor proposes $12 billion transportation plan fueled largely by new carbon fee (or is it a tax?)
LANSING (WWJ/AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder and legislative leaders met Wednesday to negotiate a potential tax increase to improve Michigan’s roads, as chances rose that no deal will be struck before lawmakers adjourn for the year. 658 more words
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Nearly 60 percent of New Jersey residents surveyed oppose raising the gasoline tax.
A Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released Tuesday finds 56 percent are against raising the 15-cent tax compared to 41 percent. 169 more words
Today we revisit the idea of an increase in the NJ Gas Tax. Short version, people still don’t want a higher gas tax. Slightly longer version – for the first time since 1980 we asked about perceptions of road conditions in the state. 2,042 more words
BORDENTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Raising taxes to pay for road, bridge, and rail projects is the only way to solve a thorny transportation issue, some lawmakers say, and educating voters on why that’s necessary is a key part to finding a solution. 644 more words