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Thruway toll hike hearings expose potential hardship for farmers

September 4, 2012
The OBSERVER

The Thruway Authority is hearing from New York Farm Bureau members across the state about how a proposed 45 percent toll hike on larger commercial vehicles will seriously hurt their businesses. Many are attending this week's public hearings and testifying about the likely hardships they will face. The extreme toll hike will not only be harmful to their bottom line, but it will also hit consumers in their wallets as well, as the increased transportation costs are passed down the food chain.

 
 

 

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