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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.
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."
According to White Plains Mayor Tom Roach, since his first days on the Common Council, “I sought ways to try and shift the burden off of our local taxpayers, and this is one of the ways that we do that.”
“If government makes a significant investment in a project, one of the things we expect is that the workers employed as part of that project are paid a wage that allows them to live as part of the community," said Assemblyman David Buchwald.