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New York City Prepares for Congestion Pricing: Police Crack Down on License Plate Covers

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New York NY, as congestion pricing is set to begin in New York City on June 30, law enforcement is facing a new challenge: the proliferation of. Drivers are finding innovative ways to hide their plates, complicating efforts to enforce the new toll system.

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Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco Fires Back MTA Chair Lieber on Congestion Pricing

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Hackensack NJ, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco responded to remarks made MTA Chair and CEO Janno Lieber appeared on “Newsline with Brigitte Quinn” on WCBS 880 Friday to officially announce the start date and discuss next steps.

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Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco : Congestion Pricing is a “money grab by New York in an attempt to address years of mismanagement of the MTA”

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Hackensack NJ, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco  met with CBS New York to discuss New York’s congestion pricing scheme and the County’s decision to join the State of New Jersey’s Congestion Pricing Lawsuit.

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The County of Bergen files a Brief to Join the Congestion Pricing Lawsuit

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Hackensack NJ, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Bergen County Board of Commissioners announce the County has filed an Amicus Brief in support of the State of New Jersey’s legal action against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s proposed congestion pricing scheme.

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After Two Years of Inaction, Governor Murphy Finally Heeding Call to Address New York’s Tax War on New Jersey Workers

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Ridgewood NJ, Senate Republican Leader Steven Oroho responded to Governor Phil Murphy’s announcement of a legislative package to address New York’s unjust taxation of New Jersey workers more than two years after Republicans first called on him to act.

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Congestion Pricing is Coming to New York City With Disastrous Implications

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New York NY, congestion pricing is coming to New York City . After 9 years of failed leadership and a botch COVID response, suffering from an onslaught of “remote work ” options, an extremely high cost of living and insane taxes this may be the final nail in the coffin .

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Transportation: What Changes Can We Expect In The Future of NYC?

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The police department reported 269 fatalities in 2020 and 288 in 2021, making it the deadliest period in at least ten years. More than 2,000 individuals, or 250 on average per year, have been killed in car crashes since de Blasio entered office in 2014.

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MTA Chairmen Contradicts Governor Murphy’s Assertion of Deal on Congestion Pricing

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Ridgewood NJ, the head of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is denying that New York and New Jersey have reached an agreement about how three Hudson River crossings will be treated under a new plan to toll drivers entering Manhattan’s central business district.

Patrick Foye, the chairman and CEO of the MTA, said in a statement late Wednesday that he was not aware of an agreement announced earlier in the day by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy.

“With all due respect to Governor Murphy, we have no idea what he is talking about,” Foye said.

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Rooney Writes Prescription for NJ Commuters’ ‘Congestion’ Symptoms

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Ridgewood NJ, New York City will begin charging drivers for entering lower Manhattan next year. Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney has drafted legislation to mitigate the impact of so-called congestion pricing on New Jersey commuters who travel to the city every day. Rooney’s bill creates a commission to study the feasibility of reimbursing state residents and businesses impacted by the plan and make recommendations to the Legislature. Rooney will introduce the measure when the Assembly reconvenes on May 16.

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