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Tunnel a better option for replacement of Tappan Zee Bridge

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Tunnel a better option for replacement of Tappan Zee Bridge It’s hard to comprehend why the public heard so little about a Tappan Zee bridge replacement over the Hudson, instead of a tunnel under the river. The projected cost for the new bridge will undoubtedly double by the time its completed — $4 billion to $6 billion is a reasonable guess. The governor is also hedging on the proposed toll for the new bridge. A ...


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wmarincic
January 13, 2014
8:22 a.m.

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Ann Manusco. People like Schumer never cut their own pay they make cuts to the groups least able to defend themselves. This is the main reason for term limits, Schumer, Pelosi and Reid.

jjhehir
January 13, 2014
11:42 p.m.

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How cam Senator Schumer be expected to sympathies with veterans and their sacrifice for this country? In 1968, he was eighteen and could have fought in Viet Nam, but he chouse to campaign for Senator Eugene McCarthy instead.

biwemple
January 14, 2014
8:48 a.m.

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Tunnels don't rust out like bridges from all our road salt, get covered in snow & ice, or closed due to high winds. It might be a better alternative to get some boring machines going and put a set of tunnels under the sound. They have lots of experience boring tunnels under the city for water and subways already.

sammey
January 14, 2014
12:10 p.m.

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I agree we should have very strict "term limits" at most levels of government - just hope I live long enough to see jerks like Schumer out of office
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In the meantime, why is he continually re-elected?__Says a lot for the voters in New York state __Oh yes, he does have "seniority", but who benefits?__He is referred to Chuck the Schmuck on Long island & elsewhere__why is that?

wmarincic
January 14, 2014
8:11 p.m.

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Schumer gets elected in New York City by the liberal machine and the give me something pool of voters.

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