Category Archives: Gas tax

Tax cuts are good, replenishing the TTF is good and spending cuts are good

Tax cuts do not have to be “paid for.”  All tax cuts are good because they are steps toward economic freedom–and with economic freedom comes greater prosperity. Gov. Christie is not showing any leadership.  Why he is obsessed with a … Continue reading






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Why is Chris Christie apparently balking at the latest compromise?

Governor Christie should get on board with the latest proposal to fund the Transportation Trust Fund and provide much needed tax relief to the people of New Jersey. Is this a “perfect” compromise?  No.  But we need funds to fix … Continue reading






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Grossman: Trust fund and Atlantic City should declare bankruptcy

A compelling case to get debt under control and not raise the “gas tax.”   Murray Rothbard made the case to repudiate the national debt in 1992. Source: Grossman: Trust fund and Atlantic City should declare bankruptcy






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No gas tax deal, roadwork shut down…

The failure of Governor Christie and the Legislature to come to an agreement to fund the Transportation Trust Fund is another example of why government in general is a dysfunctional organization populated by feckless individuals who have abrogated their responsibility to … Continue reading






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A proposal for “tax fairness” and provide funds for the Transportation Trust Fund

Gov. Christie and legislative leaders are at impasse. They could not agree on a package of tax cuts and a hike in the “gas tax”, a user fee, (which is the only “fair” way to fund roads and bridges in … Continue reading






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The battle over taxes in Trenton

A bipartisan group of New Jersey lawmakers are balking raising the “gas tax” and eliminating the estate tax. (There are additional tax cutting provisions in the gas tax bill, which would reduce taxes on average families by more than $1000 … Continue reading






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