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City, state debate MTA funding

A debate is brewing between Albany and the City Council over funding for the MTA. Two councilmembers say the city shouldn't pay more than the $657 million already allotted toward the agency, but Gov.

News 12 Staff

Oct 7, 2015, 4:32 PM

Updated 3,178 days ago

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A debate is brewing between Albany and the City Council over funding for the MTA.
Two councilmembers say the city shouldn't pay more than the $657 million already allotted toward the agency, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo says lawmakers need to cover about $3.2 billion.
An MTA spokesman also says the city should pay more, noting that more than 90 percent of all riders live in the five boroughs.
 


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