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While Gov. Ned Lamont said "I think it's time to take a pause” on the issue, Senate Democrats insist they're still working on bringing the trucks-only toll bill up for a vote.
The plan would install gantries on six state and county roads that cross the state line in the towns of Pound Ridge, Lewisboro and North Salem, and possibly a toll on the Hutchinson River Parkway just before it becomes the Merritt Parkway upon entering Connecticut.
State Sens. Shelley Mayer and Peter Harckham, along with Assemblymen David Buchwald and Kevin Byrne, believe that the proposed toll “would create a ‘New York’ tax on our constituents who must transverse this small section of Connecticut in their drive within New York State."
Westchester lawmakers want a stricter review of Spectra Energy's plans to increase the capacity of its natural gas pipeline through the Hudson Valley region.
County Executive Astorino said he has reached an agreement with Sustainable Playland Inc., though legislators remain skeptical.
County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced that he had reached a 10-year agreement with Sustainable Playland Inc. (SPI) to run Rye Playland and take it off the county’s hands.