Archive for July, 2010

Lautenberg Introduces National Rail Freight Policy Bill

Anything we can do to get more goods moving more efficiently by rail, rather than diesel-fueled, polluting trucks, which cause so much wear and tear on our interstate highways and local roads, sounds terrific! Sen. Lautenberg is the chair of the Senate Commerce subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security, and he introduced a bill in Congress to do just that and more (reduce carbon dioxide emission by 40% by 2030) on Thursday, July 22. More insights in the full blog post.

Continue Reading July 25, 2010 at 3:19 PM Leave a comment

Tax Thoughts on Independence Day

On Independence Day, 2010, it’s appropriate to consider whether the local tax 2% “cap” law, about to be enacted in New Jersey, will free us from the tyranny of ever-increasing local taxes, whether there were any good alternatives, and whether it will work.

Continue Reading July 4, 2010 at 9:33 PM Leave a comment


July 2010



  • RT @rasjbaraka: Historic day in Essex County! The police chiefs gathered to condemn the murder of George Floyd and all others! I led them a… 3 days ago
  • RT @5imba_ali: BEAUTIFUL! ✊🏾 THANK YOU @NJGov Police 🚔 5 days ago
  • RT @brian_m_scully: The world needs to know about what happened in Newark today. A Black city, with a Black mayor (who marched with us), an… 5 days ago
  • RT @build_gateway: Key takeaway from today's @GatewayProgNews board meeting today: The Hudson Tunnel project is now 30% designed, following… 1 week ago
  • RT @Tri_State: "If we do this right, New York can emerge from the pandemic with a more robust transportation network that provides options,… 1 week ago

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