All I need is the air that I breath to be free
Proposed water tax likely to die in Assembly
"Under the legislation, customers of New Jersey's various public water franchises would be hit with a levy of 4 cents per 1,000 gallons of water used.Thankfully, the Assembly hasn't figured out how to tax the air, but if someone ever invents a meter, watch out!
Money raised through the levy -- expected to be just over $2.50 per household, or $13 million annually -- would go into the state's general fund.
Sponsors initially said the money would be dedicated to programs aimed at protecting water supplies in South Jersey and the Highlands region of northwestern New Jersey. "