(Jul 16, 2007)

Congestion pricing plan for New York City faces political hurdle

By Michael Gormley
From AP

The issue is also important for the Senate's Republican majority. Billionaire Bloomberg's significant campaign contributions have helped the Senate Republicans cling to a slim and shrinking majority and the popular mayor's endorsements in the 2008 legislative campaigns could be critical in some New York City districts targeted by Democrats looking to take control of the chamber.

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