Addressing today's rally, Albanese, a Democratic candidate for mayor, promised that, if elected, he would fight for Staten Island.
He was fighting toll hikes on the Verrazano as a City Council member from Bay Ridge 15 years ago, he said.
The hikes, he said, are due to the indifference of the political class to Staten Island -- despite the fact that even they have to pay $13 to drive across the bridge from Brooklyn.
Rising tolls on the Verrazano are "unsustainable" and hurt business, Albanese said, calling on those who came out to today's rally to help put an end to the hikes.
Todd Brogan | firstname.lastname@example.org | 347-2013SAL (347-201-3725).
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