T oversight board hears cons, pros on fare hike

Feb 29 2016

By Andy Metzger, State House News Service / Commonwealth Magazine

Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation President Eileen McAnneny, the co-chair of the Fix Our T coalition, thanked the control board in a press conference and offered no suggestions about how the board should handle the fare hikes. The board previously advanced the two fare-hike proposals into the public comment stage. Saying the board would face “considerable pushback,” McAnneny urged the board to “do what it takes to balance the operating budget” and said, “We had to take the decision-making outside of the political process.”
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