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Bruno: “The people who travel around are taxed enough.”

11:10 AM EDT on October 29, 2007

Up to now, State Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno has been a supporter of Mayor Bloomberg's proposal for a congestion pricing pilot project. There is no reason to believe that has changed. Yet, he strikes a slightly ominous note in today's Daily News article on the proposed MTA fare hike.

"The people who travel around are taxed enough. We have got to prioritize the use of our state resources to minimizethe expense and the impact on the people who come into the city andwork in the city," said Bruno.

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