NJ Voters Oppose Gas Tax, Support New Tax On Millionaires

Law360, New York (March 17, 2014, 2:48 PM EDT) -- Despite seeing a need for road and bridge projects, 71 percent of New Jersey voters oppose a spike in gas taxes being considered by the state Legislature, according to a Fairleigh Dickinson University poll published on Monday.

But 63 percent of voters support a higher income tax rate for individuals who make more than $1 million per year, the poll says.

Majorities of both Republicans and Democrats rejected the gas tax increase, as well as a water consumption tax hike. But only 47 percent of Republicans...
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