Ciattarelli Rips Plan To Increase Tolls On Parkway, Turnpike - The Patch
HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — Gubernatorial candidate and Hillsborough resident Jack Ciattarelli expressed his opposition to the proposed toll hikes on the Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike by Governor Phil Murphy.
"This smacks of backroom deal-making. It will end when I am Governor," said Ciattarelli, 58, a Republican. "If Governor Murphy wants to raise tolls on the most over-taxed people in the nation, then he should make the case in an open, honest, and transparent way. Burying news of the toll hike while giving a budget address that calls for higher taxes is political choreography at its worst and a new low for an administration adverse to transparency."
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