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December 4, 2008

State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Statement on the Ravitch Commission Report

“The Ravitch Commission report offers a number of important recommendations on financing the MTA’s operating and capital budgets and improving management and transparency.

“These recommendations will also enable the MTA to decrease the proposed fare increases and scrap planned service cuts. That's good news for straphangers and for the region’s economy which is so dependent on mass transit.

"The MTA is our region’s lifeline and the Governor, Mayor, MTA Board and the Legislature need to give careful consideration to these thoughtful recommendations.”


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