tappan-zee-300x169-7659007How does Governor Cuomo intend to pay for a new Tappan Zee Bridge?  Nicole Gelinas explores that question in an op-ed in today’s New York Post.  Taking a closer look at cross-Hudson traffic trends, she suggests that higher bridge tolls alone aren’t unlikely to cover it.

Meanwhile, as I wrote in Newsday last week, the governor has been making labor deals that will drive up the cost of construction on the Tappan Zee and other infrastructure projects for which capital is in short supply.

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E.J. McMahon

Edmund J. McMahon is Empire Center's founder and a senior fellow.

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