Reform Scaffold Law to make projects like Tappan Zee Bridge cheaper: Your letters

Today, the Syracuse Post Standard shared a letter to the editor written by LRANY’s Phoebe Stonbely.  The letter pointed to a solution for the Thruway Authority who is struggling to repay a $500 million loan for the multi-billion dollar Tappan Zee project, ‘Scaffold Law’ reform.

An Excerpt:

“As news that the Thruway Authority is struggling to repay a $500 million loan for the multi-billion dollar Tappan Zee project is made public (“Thruway postpones $500 million bond payment while awaiting loan,”July 30, it is time for New York to look at ways to maximize our investments in infrastructure. A similar public works project of the same scale would cost significantly less in any another state, which means more money in taxpayers’ pockets”.

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