tolls http://wrvo.org en Assembly holds hearing on Thruway Toll Hike Plan http://wrvo.org/post/assembly-holds-hearing-thruway-toll-hike-plan <p>The first of two Assembly hearings on the New York State Thruway Authority’s proposed truck toll increase was held in Albany Wednesday.<br><br>Several Assembly Republicans, who are in the minority party in that house, held a hearing on the 45 percent toll increase for trucks proposed by the Cuomo administration’s Thruway Authority. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 13:01:13 +0000 Karen DeWitt 25559 at http://wrvo.org Thruway toll hike hearing draws a large, diverse crowd http://wrvo.org/post/thruway-toll-hike-hearing-draws-large-diverse-crowd <p>A proposal to raise New York State Thruway tolls 45 percent for large trucks brought out dozens of people to a hearing in Syracuse Friday.</p><p>Some of those testifying suggested there will be political reprisals if the authority goes ahead with the increases, which would bring rates for large trucks in line with what passenger cars pay.</p><p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 20:25:08 +0000 Ellen Abbott 24554 at http://wrvo.org Thruway toll hike hearing draws a large, diverse crowd Business coalition opposes proposed Thruway toll hike http://wrvo.org/post/business-coalition-opposes-proposed-thruway-toll-hike <p>A coalition of business groups is opposing a proposed 50 percent toll hike for trucks on the New York State Thruway, saying it will have a drastic impact on manufacturing, farming, and many other industries.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 13:51:29 +0000 Karen DeWitt 22414 at http://wrvo.org Business coalition opposes proposed Thruway toll hike