NEW JERSEY GAS TAX HIKE: SIGNIFICANT OPPOSITION PERSISTS

Posted at 12:01 am December 16, 2014, in 2010's, December 2014, Fall 2014, Gas Tax, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

As winter weather bears down on New Jersey’s already crumbling roads, residents continue to oppose a gas tax increase, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Despite active support from various state lawmakers, about six in 10 New Jerseyans are against hiking the gas tax no matter the context. Forty-one percent say they support the increase, compared with 56 percent who do not. Residents do not favor an increase even when told that the state’s gasoline tax –at 15 cents – is one of the lowest in the country.

 

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