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Miner Statement on Tappan Zee Bridge

Syracuse, N.Y., September 8, 2018 - Gubernatorial candidate Stephanie Miner has the following statement about the Tappan Zee Bridge:

“What’s more important – fancy ceremonies so the governor can get good press before the primary or safety?” asked Miner. “We don’t know how much the bridge cost to build. We don’t know how the state paid for it. We don’t know what drivers will pay in tolls. Now, we don’t know if it’s safe.”

Miner has called for abolishing the state’s economic development programs and investing in infrastructure. 

Key Takeaways
  • Tappan Zee span shut down hours after opening.
  • Miner questions governor's priorities.
  • Miner has called for abolishing existing economic development programs in favor of infrastructure development.
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What’s more important – fancy ceremonies so the governor can get good press before the primary or safety?
Stephanie MinerMiner Statement on Tappan Zee Bridge
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Stephanie Miner
Candidate, Governor of New York
Two-term Syracuse Mayor and former labor attorney Stephanie Miner has spent her career championing the rights of the middle class, workers and children. Under her leadership, the city of Syracuse experienced a record in economic development, successfully initiated a local labor policy that incentivized hiring local Syracuse residents, completed long-overdue upgrades to the Woodland Reservoir, and facilitated public-private partnerships to accelerate the use of technology in government. The...
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