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Thruway toll hike flap draws in-house irritation

Thruway board member ‘not happy’ with status

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The No. 2 board member of the Thruway Authority says the handling of a proposed toll hike has been botched. A second Thruway Authority meeting in less than a week was canceled abruptly Tuesday, as a proposed 45 percent toll increase for trucks lingers in uncertainty. The most recent cancellation included a meeting for the Thruway Authority board of directors. “I’m not happy with the consecutive postponements,” said Donna Luh, vice chair of the Thruway ...

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November 14, 2012
7:33 a.m.

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Is anyone aware that the "CHIPS" payments for reimbursements to local highway departments for road improvements, normally (or should I say previously) paid by the state are drawn on the NYS Thruway Authority funds? Maybe the state knows more about this than they're letting on???