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SENATOR OWEN H. JOHNSON CALLS FOR THE REPEAL OF THE MTA PAYROLL TAX

Sen. Owen H. Johnson, flanked by fellow Republican Long Island Senators, business owners and non-profit organization leaders, calls for the repeal of the MTA Payroll Tax.

The new tax, passed by the Democratically controlled Legislature and signed by governor David Paterson in May, is part of a $1.5 billion MTA bailout plan and is retroactive to March 1, 2009.

Every Republican in the Senate voted against the bailout to protect taxpayers from facing additional tax increases and further job losses that would jeopardize businesses at the worst possible economic time.

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