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NY Cannot Divert Truck Tolls To Maintain Canals, Judge Says

Law360, New York (August 11, 2016, 8:11 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge ruled Wednesday that the state improperly diverted toll revenues collected from commercial trucks to maintain canals upstate, handing truckers a major win in their proposed class action claiming the practice was unconstitutional and violated the Commerce Clause.

U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon of the Southern District of New York partially granted summary judgment to the American Trucking Associations, the largest national trade association for the U.S. trucking industry, in a class action claiming the New York State Thruway Authority’s tolls on commercial trucks rolling through the state were inflated to cover the cost of improving and...

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New York Southern

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Civil Rights: Other


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November 14, 2013

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