PGI logo cropped.png
Congressional Millionaire’s Club
The Personal Gain Index shines a light on how members of Congress benefit during their tenure.





New Jersey Public Question 4, Bonds for Green and Blue Acres (1995)

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
New Jersey Public Question 4 was on the November 7, 1995 ballot in New Jersey as a legislatively-referred bond question, where it was approved.

Public Question 4 provided $340 million in bonds to purchase and improve land for recreation and conservation purposes.

Election results

Public Question 4
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 766,798 68.15%
No358,38831.85%

Ballot question


Approval of this act will authorize the sale of $340 million in state general obligation bonds to be used for acquiring and developing lands for recreation and conservation purposes, purchasing farmland development easements and funding farmland soil and water conservation projects, and funding historic preservation projects and coastal and inland "Blue Acres" projects. Of the total sum authorized: (1) $250 million will be used for acquiring and developing lands for public recreation and conservation purposes; (2) $50 million will be used for farmland preservation purposes and for farmland soil and water conservation projects; (3) $10 million will be used for historic preservation purposes; (4) $15 million will be used to fund a new "coastal Blue Acres" bond program that will provide grants and low-interest loans to local governments to purchase from willing sellers, for recreation and conservation purposes, coastal properties that are prone to or have incurred flood or storm damage; and (5) $15 million will be used to fund a new "inland Blue Acres" bond program by which the state may purchase from willing sellers, for recreation and conservation purposes, properties in the Passaic river basin floodway that are prone to or have incurred flood or storm damage.

External links