NJ Lawmakers Bash NYC Commuter Tax Proposal

Law360, New York (April 19, 2012, 7:20 PM EDT) -- A group of New Jersey state senators on Thursday blasted Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer's call to bring back a commuter tax on those who work in New York City but don't live there, calling the proposal unfair and bad economic policy.

Stringer has said the revenue could help for pay for Metropolitan Transportation Authority capital projects, but the proposal has generated a firestorm of opposition. The idea is also opposed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a Republican, and Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, a Democrat....
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