S1470 / Scr 78

20 Mar: Lesniak: Trust Fund Renewal Will Improve Quality Of Life In New Jersey

TRENTON – Senator Raymond J. Lesniak, the Senate sponsor of legislation, S-1470, to renew the Transportation Trust Fund, made the following remarks as the measure received final legislative approval today in the Senate by a vote of 25-13:

“We need to keep investing in our highways, our bridges, our rail lines and our buses so our residents can get to work, to stores and to school. What’s clear is that we need to take the steps necessary to make everyday life livable, productive and fulfilling.

03 Mar: Lesniak Set To Advance Transportation Trust Fund

TRENTON – Senator Raymond J. Lesniak, sponsor of the Corzine Administration’s legislative proposal to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund, said it should be viewed by a Senate committee on Monday as “a sensible and reasonable way to keep our roads and bridges safe and our trains and buses rolling.”

The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee will consider Lesniak’s two-bill package at its 1 p.m. meeting in Committee Room 4 of the State House Annex.