Prieto after 4th Assembly Hearing on N.J. Transportation Funding Crisis: 'We have to get this right'(ATLANTIC CITY) -- Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen) released the following statement Thursday after the Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee held its fourth hearing on New Jersey's transportation funding crisis:
"As I've said throughout these hearings, there's a pressing need for us to make sure our transportation infrastructure is taken care of...."
Wisniewski on TTF Funding Solution: 'It Must be Fair, Proportional and Used Wisely'(ATLANTIC CITY) -- Assembly Transportation Chairman John S. Wisniewski (D-Middlesex) issued the following statement at the conclusion of the last of four hearings his committee has held throughout the state to find solutions to replenish New Jersey's Transportation Trust Fund to address the state's pressing infrastructure needs:
"One of the messages from local public officials this morning is how our current system places the burden of funding local roadwork on property taxes and the state's homeowners, and does not meet our local infrastructure needs. These roads carry more than half the state's traffic...."
Pinkin Receives Award for Service to Local Government
Received the 2014 Outstanding Women in Government Award in Atlantic City(ATLANTIC CITY) -- Assemblywoman Nancy J. Pinkin (D-Middlesex) received the 2014 Outstanding Women in Government Award at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities 99th Annual Conference in Atlantic City on Thursday.
Pinkin was recognized for her service to the East Brunswick Town Council, where she served as a member from 2005 to her election to the General Assembly in November 2013. It was presented by the League's Women in Municipal Government Committee.
"I am deeply honored for this recognition and I thank the League for the award. Being a local public servant was a humbling, yet rewarding experience..."
Andrzejczak, Caride & Mazzeo on Bill to Help Preserve & Expand Cranberry Production in NJ (A-1958)
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