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Senator Jim Holzapfel Senator Jim Holzapfel (R-10)
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October 7, 2016
Holzapfel Votes ‘NO’ on Gas Tax Hike

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Senator Jim Holzapfel (R-Ocean) issued the following statement on his vote against a gas tax increase:

Sen. Jim Holzapfel voted ‘NO’ on legislation to increase the gas tax. (

“I strongly reject the premise that the legislation advanced today represents ‘tax fairness’ for all New Jersey families.

“That is certainly not the case for the tens of thousands of Ocean County commuters in my district who cannot afford to pay any more to live and work in this state.

“That’s why I chose to vote ‘NO’ today.

“I agree that we need to find a lasting solution to fund our transportation infrastructure, but asking hardworking New Jersey taxpayers to shoulder the burden is not the answer.”

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