State Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno says that congestion pricing will pass the state legislature as part of a deal worked out with Bloomberg.
From 1010 WINS:
A spokesman for Gov. Eliot Spitzer confirmed the deal, which is being written into draft legislation and a letter of agreement, Bruno said. The agreement on Bloomberg’s congestion pricing proposal will allow the city to qualify as a federal pilot program and receive as much as $500 million in federal funds to improve mass transit, Bruno said.
Holy hell! I thought for sure that the thing was dead. Guess not! Glad to see that the state legislature was able to have some sense talked into it.