Updated: Aug 6
Average gas prices in NJ are nearly $4.50, up 25 cents from one week ago. Here's what lawmakers are proposing to ease pain at the pump.
May 9, 2022 | patch.com
Assemblyman Raj Mukherji (D-Hudson) has proposed legislation to provide state residents rebates between $400 and $800 for having a non-commercial vehicle registered in their name. Mukherji also proposes to allocate $1.5 billion for the rebate program, as well as an additional $150 million to establish a fare holiday for NJ Transit from June to August.
NJ SEED: When the decision was made in Washington, DC in January of 2021 to return the United States to energy dependance it was inevitable that gasoline prices would escalate. The effect is felt not only at the pump but in virtually every aspect of the economy. NJ Consumers pay among the highest gas prices in the nation and will appreciate any relief even if only in the form of band aids.