Nearly every major political, education, labor and industry group in New Jersey united Monday to urge voters to go to the polls next month to vote in favor of a historic ballot question that would authorize $750 million in state borrowing for building projects at the state’s colleges and universities.
Leaders of the bi-partisan "Building our Future: Yes on 1" campaign said they have nearly 200 groups signed on to support the cause.
Their biggest opponent: the economy.
"There is always opposition ... because the economy is so bad," Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) said as he helped launch the campaign at a rally at Rutgers University. "People are frustrated."