Archive for July 17, 2007

Congestion Tax Bill Stalled: A Victory for the Outer Boros – By George J. Marlin

July 17, 2007

The old silver fox, Speaker Shelly, has done it again. To protect his outer boro members, he tossed the Congestion Tax Bill to the New York City Council.

By demanding passage of a home rule bill that officially requests state approval of the tax, the Speaker forces City legislators to take a public stand on the issue. (more…)