Welcome to my inaugural blog. It is my hope that I touch upon relevant issues in all my blogs that will be written on a weekly basis. Mostly the blogs will have something relevant to New Jersey issues, but sometimes they may address national ones also.
The funding for maintaining our road system, including the construction of new roads, is in great trouble. The fund, called the Transportation Trust Fund is just about broke. The way money is collected is via a tax on gasoline. That’s right every time you fill up your tank you are being taxed, both by the state and national governments, to maintain the roads. Have you looked at our roads recently? So many potholes, so many roads and bridges in need of repair or replacement. Governor Christie states that our Transportation Trust Fund is just about depleted and the National Government says their fund is going broke too! Continue reading Are Dedicated Funds really dedicated. The answer will surprise you!