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Manhattan Borough President Proposes Transit Tax

Monday, April 16, 2012

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, a likely 2013 candidate for mayor, is out with his first big policy proposal — and it's to add a variety of taxes to fund transit.  In a speech to be delivered to the Association for a Better New York Tuesday morning, Stringer is proposing reviving the commuter tax, killed in 1999, to fund faster buses and a new subway line from Brooklyn to the Bronx.

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