New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine yesterday announced his plan to increase transportation infrastructure projects and school construction over the next six to eight months to support job growth and help bolster the state's softening economy.

Corzine's Economic Assistance and Recovery Plan does not add new capital projects to the state's list of needed improvements, but jump-starts already approved projects currently waiting for a funding commitment. And that commitment is what the governor announced before a special joint session of the legislature.

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