PRIETO: I’M OPEN TO RAISING TAXES AND FEES

prieto_colorA couple of use taxes could be going up in New Jersey. Assembly Speaker Vince Prieto spoke with the Star-Ledger, telling them that he is open to raising the gas tax and water tax among other options. Prieto also told the paper he would be willing to talk cuts to departments to deal with budget problems. The gas tax has often been discussed as an option to raise, because the transportation trust fund has lagged behind in funding.

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