News Hey Jersey people, Christie just raised the gas tax 23 cents per gallon

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  1. Box of Rox

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    The deal includes a 23-cent increase in the gasoline tax that will raise the state's 14.5-cent-per-gallon tax — the second-lowest in the U.S. — to 37.5 cents — the seventh-highest.

    The new revenue will finance an eight-year, $16 billion transportation program. With federal funds included, the total funding is $32 billion. Christie said this will be the longest and largest reauthorization in the trust fund's history

    For motorists, the higher gas taxes could come in early October. But it will be offset somewhat by a reduction in the sales tax from 7 percent to 6.875 in 2017 and 6.625 percent in 2018.

    The sales tax is part of a package of tax cuts the lawmakers agreed to in exchange for the first gas tax hike since 1988. The compromise struck Friday afternoon also eliminates the estate tax, eases taxes on retirement income, boosts the Earned Income Tax Credit for the working poor and creates a tax deduction for veterans.

    http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2016/09/christie_dems_announce_deal_to_end_road_funding_cr.html


    I'm in NY but always gas up in Jersey.
    Thanks Gov Fat Ass


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    is that one of those states where you arent permitted to pump your own gass?
     
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    Yup
     
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    I've never been to New Jersey. What's it like there?
     
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    Man, Jersey sounds like a shitty place to live.
     
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    Well first off, they dont let ya pump your own gas!
     
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    Gas prices in NJ will still be lower than NY.
     
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    That's fucked up. If he said 8 cents a year increase for 3 years it would be better.
     
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    paid $1.98
     
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    I'm from Cleveland and I thought NJ was a shithole.
     
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    It is, that's why I moved to Florida. Taxes on homes are outrageous. You can buy a home in the northeast corner of NJ for like $60K but your taxes will be $6K a year so most of your mortgage about 2/3 will be taxes. and in 10 years you pay in taxes what the house costs over 30 years.
     
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    reg is 1.87 or so
     
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    NJ is a shithole, but Cleveland is a diarrhea hole and there are a lot worse states than MJ
     
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    lolol at jersey sucks but move to fl? no thank yu
     
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    Are you high? You ain't buying no house in the Northeast Corner of the state for 60k!
     
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    Florida. :jj:
     
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    They should instead raise the tax on big gulps
     
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    I mean Northwest by PA and upstate NY
     
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    Florida is heaven. 80 degree winters. no snow, people are not as loud and obnoxious and rude and don't drive as crazy as up north.



    It's also a lot cheaper to live here and most people are 30 minutes or less from the beach.
     
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    Nope. I'm a transplant from philly. Jersey is a shit hole beyond belief. Cleveland actually has culture.