Senate Passes Bill Offering Discount For Brooklyn Residents Using The Verrazzano Bridge

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A bill that would give Brooklyn residents who regularly cross the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge a discount similar to Staten Islanders has passed the state Senate, according to the Brooklyn Paper.

The measure would give Brooklynites who cross the span 10 or more times a month using E-ZPass a discounted toll of $5.50 — the same price borough residents pay under the Staten Island Resident Rebate Program.

The bill, sponsored by Sen. Andrew Gounardes (D-Bay Ridge), passed Thursday by a 55-2 margin, the report said.

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{Matzav.com}

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