Senate Moves Toward Pricing Vote

Liz Benjamin at the Daily Politics is reporting that Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno will call a floor vote on congestion pricing today:

Senators on both sides of aisle have received the heads up that the
majority is preparing to call a vote on congestion pricing, despite the
fact that both Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno and Minority Leader
Malcolm Smith have said they don’t have sufficient votes to pass the
measure.

This is a departure for Bruno, who has been trying to pin the blame
for the delay on Bloomberg’s pet project (not to mention its potential
demise) on Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, saying the Senate would not
move forward until Silver’s majority Democratic conference made a
decision.

Keep those phone calls coming.

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