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NJ politicians introduce legislation establishing agency to oversee Gateway Project

(Source: Insider NJ, June 6, 2019)

TRENTON, N.J. — Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, Transportation Committee Chair Patrick Diegnan and Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean today introduced legislation to establish a Gateway Development Commission to oversee planning, funding and construction of new rail tunnels and other projects that will double trans-Hudson rail capacity and provide one-seat rides to Manhattan on all NJ Transit lines. The bipartisan bill, S-3918, is identical to legislation introduced in New York by Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, chair of the New York State Assembly Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions. Assemblywoman Paulin’s bill was approved by her committee this morning by a 19-6 vote.

Full story: www.insidernj.com

Friday, June 7, 2019

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