“The recent super storm known as Hurricane Sandy left an indelible mark upon our state. As we have struggled to regain a sense of normalcy, the resiliency of the Garden State has been on fine display.
“The storm also has driven home the point that it is critical for our state to sufficiently address New Jersey’s desperate infrastructure needs. This is not just a physical reality but an economic imperative as well.
“Therefore, the essential question is not if we must take this action but rather how does New Jersey afford this investment?
“One possible solution is contained in a legislative proposal (A3177), which would establish a special non-lapsing, revolving fund within the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust to be known as the State Transportation Infrastructure Bank Program…”