Proposed MTA Fare and Toll Increases MTA Hearing, College of Staten Island, Dec. 6, 2016 We have to call this what it is—a tax increase. Toll and fare increases are regressive tax increases on my hard-working constituents who commute to other boroughs. To add insult to injury, we see no discernible benefit from these repeated tax increases. We have old buses that frequently break down, and buses that are so crowded, Staten Islanders often have to stand after paying $6.50 for
The New York City Council Women's Caucus, a 14-member body led by Co-Chairs and Council Members Laurie A. Cumbo and Helen Rosenthal, gathered Tuesday on the steps of City Hall to announce the Women's Caucus' Equality Legislative package of bills and resolutions to support policy that advances gender equality.
The legislative package, which centers on the experience of women, is the first to be introduced by the Women's Caucus, to advance the interests of all New Yorkers. A