|Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities|
Democratic Research Aide: Jillian Dempsey
Group - C
Muoio, Schaer, Coughlin, Benson, Holley, Wisniewski & Gusciora Bill to Protect Local Governments from Costs of Last Year's TTF Shutdown Advanced by Senate CommitteeLegislation Assembly Democrats Elizabeth Maher Muoio, Gary Schaer, Craig Coughlin, Daniel Benson, Jamel Holley, John Wisniewski and Reed Gusciora sponsored to ensure local governments don't get hit with costs from Gov. Christie's transportation project shutdown was released Monday by a Senate panel.
"Local governments were not to blame for the lack of a TTF plan, yet they could be on the hook for potential costs resulting from the governor's executive order. That means local property taxpayers, who fund the bulk of local government spending, will have to bear these costs," stated Muoio (D-Mercer/Hunterdon). "This is not fair, and it is not in the best interest of our state..."
Statement from Speaker Prieto on the Passing of Jamie FoxFrom Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen) on the passing of Jamie Fox:
"We have lost a public servant. We have lost a mentor. We have lost a friend. We have lost a true New Jerseyan. It's impossible to detail the many ways Jamie Fox will be missed. It's impossible to measure his loss. I will miss him and his friendship, as I know so many others will too. On behalf of the General Assembly, I send my condolences to all his friends and family..."