The Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee is responsible for monitoring all segments of state transportation, including bridge and highway construction, motor vehicle inspections, expansion of light-rail train systems, and management of the toll road authorities.
Democratic Research Aide:  Jillian Dempsey   
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Gusciora, Wimberly & Wilson Bill to Require MVC to Allow Payment Plans for Motor Vehicle Surcharges Approved by Assembly

Legislation Assemblymen Reed Gusciora, Benjie Wimberly and Whip Wilson sponsored to make it more convenient for drivers to pay motor vehicle fines was approved Thursday by the Assembly.

"A driver who prefers to pay his or her fines in installments may not be able to under current law," said Gusciora (D-Mercer/Hunterdon). "A driver's ability to pay fines should be taken into consideration by the MVC. What matters most is that the fines get paid, not how long it takes someone to pay."

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THURSDAY - Expanded Tuition Equality, Veterans Tuition Assistance, UEZ Boost, Meadowlands Reform, Atlantic City Help & Rutgers Reform Top Assembly Session

Bills to expand tuition equality, provide tuition help for veterans, send more money back to Urban Enterprise Zones, reform Meadowlands tax sharing and governance, help Atlantic City's economy and reform the Rutgers board of trustees top Thursday's Assembly voting session.

Bills to reform New Jersey's expungement laws, create Gold Alerts for missing people with developmental disabilities, establish a motor vehicle surcharge payment plan, ban unsolicited text ads and checks, require ATM operators to disclose balance inquiry fees, expand use of DNA as crime evidence, eliminate consumer data collection requirements for gift cards and limit access to motor vehicle recording data are also to be considered...

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Wisniewski: Airport Fee Questions Another Example of ‘Beyond Control’ Port Authority

Assembly Transportation Chairman John Wisniewski (D-Middlesex) released the following statement Monday on the airport fees charged by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey:

"Once again we see an example of how the Port Authority is both anti-consumer and anti-business, negatively impacting our local economy in so many ways.

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