NJ Budget Analysts and Consumer Advocates Hammer Gas Tax Hike

NJ.com reports, “With the state Legislature poised to approve a 23-cent-a-gallon increase in the gas tax [today, Wednesday, October 5] — along with a decrease in the sales tax and the elimination of the estate tax — budget analysts and consumer advocates complained bitterly on Tuesday that the average New Jerseyan would pay a lot more at the pump while getting little in the way of tax breaks.”