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The leader steps up: Andrea Stewart-Cousins says she supports congestion pricing; now, she must lead her caucus

Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins says she is generally supportive of congestion pricing: charging cars entering Manhattan below 60th St. the equivalent of a bridge or tunnel toll and using the dedicated revenue for transit. That makes her the first-ever Senate chief to publicly back...

Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, D-Yonkers, speaks to members of the New York State Senate during opening day of the 2019 legislative session in the Senate Chamber at the Capitol on Jan. 9 in Albany. ...