Carl L Marcellino's posts related to Mta (Metropolitan Transportation Authority)

MARCELLINO CALLS FOR MTA INTERIM FINANCE AUTHORITY

In light of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) calling for service cuts, Senator Carl L.

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Senator Marcellino's Statement on MTA

Hold on to your pocketbooks and wallets, the MTA is coming and they want your last nickel.  Again.  With a stark reminder of what a lousy deal the 2009 MTA Bailout Plan is, Newsday reported this morning a detailed plan to increase fares for both the MTA and LIRR ridership.

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Express Your Opposition to the MTA’s Proposed Fare Hikes

The MTA  will be holding hearings on their proposed fare hikes. The hearings on Long Island will take place, Thursday, September 16, beginning at 6 PM; registration will opens at 5 PM and closes at 9 PM. at the Garden City Hotel 45 Seventh Street in  Garden City.  A second hearing will be held Monday, September 20th at the Suffolk County Legislature, 725 Veterans Memorial

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Public Hearing on the Finances, Policies and Practices of the MTA

Senator Carl L. Marcellino along with members of the Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government Operations, today held a Public Hearing to examine the changes necessary to reduce annual operating deficits and stop the continuing cycle of increased fares and decreased services at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

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STATEMENT ON MTA PAYROLL TAX RULING

State Supreme Court Judge Bruce Cozzens decision that the onerous MTA Payroll tax is unconstitutional is a win for Long Island. When I voted against the horrific MTA payroll tax in 2009, and for its partial repeal in 2011, I said it was a massive new unfunded mandate that will drive up property taxes, increase taxes on businesses and cause the loss of jobs throughout the MTA region, and it did just that.

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