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Hochul announces ‘indefinite pause’ for controversial New York City toll plan

Posted on AllSides June 5th, 2024
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ALBANY, New York — A $15 toll plan meant to reduce traffic in Manhattan below 60th Street that has become a political headache for Democrats in New York will be halted indefinitely, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday. Hochul in a videotaped message said she would ask top officials at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to "pause" the implementation of the plan, known as congestion pricing, a reversal of her public support for it. The whiplash move by the governor, first reported Tuesday evening by POLITICO, comes as New York City has...

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