Lowey Urges IRS To Exempt Tappan Zee Bridge Noise Reduction Grants

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U.S. Rep. Nita M. Lowey is urging the IRS to make the Tappan Zee Bridge Noise Reduction Grants tax-exempt.
U.S. Rep. Nita M. Lowey is urging the IRS to make the Tappan Zee Bridge Noise Reduction Grants tax-exempt. Photo Credit: File

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- U.S. Rep. Nita M. Lowey, D-Westchester/Rockland, ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, has requested that Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen exempt grants for noise reduction related to the Tappan Zee Bridge construction from taxable income.

“The construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge is one of the largest infrastructure projects underway in the United States and represents a substantial improvement for the 50 million motorists who cross the bridge annually,” said Lowey in her letter to Koskinen.  

“However, a construction project of this size is not without its hardships, and homeowners who reside close to the project will be negatively affected by the substantial construction noise. These residents deserve the right to the quiet enjoyment of their property.”

A program called The New NY Bridge Community Benefits Program is making $1.7 million in grants available to eligible residents of Tarrytown, South Nyack and Grandview for sound-reducing windows and doors.

“It is essential that my constituents are not penalized by the IRS for taking advantage of grant funding to mitigate the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge,” Lowey added.

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This is the women that voted FOR the Non-affortable Care Act. It seems that she didn't care about her constituents then but now is worried about saving a few dollars for a few people. What abouit the cost of medical care? Did she not read the ACA before she voted on it? She is almost as bad as Chuck Schumer when it comes to press coverage.

wasted westchester still dragging the BAGGAGE of the post menupasual slut who HATED CARS jane jacobs and the GERIATRIC WEASEL robert caro who thot bridge construction a waste of tax payer revenues so now in your stupid state which has DEGENERATED into an INFRASTRUCTURAL TOILET BOWL OF AMERICA ahhh now NOW in the infra RED REALITY OF THE 21 TH cen. look at the poor slobs motorists WHO MUST schelpp THEIR WAY out of THAT MAN MADE SELF PERPETUATING DEMONIZED DEATHTRAP remember it was your stupid state which REBUFFED robr moses great daring wealth $$$$$$$$$$ producing JOB CREATING TOURISM TOURISM $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ PROMOTING ENGINEERING MASTERPIECE THE TRANSGENERATIONAL RYE OYSTER BAY BRIDGE no now 287 the abomination EXPENSIVE BUNGLED CURRUPTED CRIMINALIZED OVER PRISED PER MILE ROAD BUILDING CATATROPHE OF THE LAST 1000 YRS. WHEREELSE BUT THE STUPID STATE OF N.Y. REMEMBER LONG ISLAND 1973 NO BRIDGE STILL GOLD COAST TO 2013 TRASH COAST! I CALLED up my state sen. SUZI CREAMCHEESE OPPENHEIMER to complain about the ATROCIOUS TRAFFIC ON I 287 this was clear back in 1993 the blessed yr. i bolted regressive RYE N.Y. AND A WASTED WESTCHESTER COUNTY FOR THE WEST COAST OF FLA. HALLELUJAH!I WAS informed by one of her LACKEYS that it was none of HER CONCERN but that maybe gov. patackis < office could help this WITCH could care less about the motorists who must TRAVERSE your CRIMINALLY NEGLECTED BLOOD BESPATTERED BACKED UP DANGEROUS MURDEROUS BLASPHEMOUS INEFFICIENT INTERSTATES YOUR DERELICTION OF DUTY on the part of the benighted BOOTLESS BLASPHEMOUS state capitol in ALBANY AGAIN no wonder your stupid state is the INFRASTRUCTURAL TOILET BOWL OF AMERICA.I ASKED the syncophant at the WHOREHOUSE IN MORNINGSIDE HTS. when was the last time your stupid state even built a major monumental bridge? need a hint ? GO back to the FIRST WORLD TOUR OF THE BEATLES AT SHEA STADIUM.!

wasted westchester still dragging the BAGGAGE of the post menupasual slut who HATED CARS jane jacobs and the GERIATRIC WEASEL robert caro who thot bridge construction a waste of tax payer revenues so now in your stupid state which has DEGENERATED into an INFRASTRUCTURAL TOILET BOWL OF AMERICA ahhh now NOW in the infra RED REALITY OF THE 21 TH cen. look at the poor slobs motorists WHO MUST schelpp THEIR WAY out of THAT MAN MADE SELF PERPETUATING DEMONIZED DEATHTRAP remember it was your stupid state which REBUFFED robr moses great daring wealth $$$$$$$$$$ producing JOB CREATING TOURISM TOURISM $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ PROMOTING ENGINEERING MASTERPIECE THE TRANSGENERATIONAL RYE OYSTER BAY BRIDGE no now 287 the abomination EXPENSIVE BUNGLED CURRUPTED CRIMINALIZED OVER PRISED PER MILE ROAD BUILDING CATATROPHE OF THE LAST 1000 YRS. WHEREELSE BUT THE STUPID STATE OF N.Y. REMEMBER LONG ISLAND 1973 NO BRIDGE STILL GOLD COAST TO 2013 TRASH COAST! I CALLED up my state sen. SUZI CREAMCHEESE OPPENHEIMER to complain about the ATROCIOUS TRAFFIC ON I 287 this was clear back in 1993 the blessed yr. i bolted regressive RYE N.Y. AND A WASTED WESTCHESTER COUNTY FOR THE WEST COAST OF FLA. HALLELUJAH!I WAS informed by one of her LACKEYS that it was none of HER CONCERN but that maybe gov. patackis < office could help this WITCH could care less about the motorists who must TRAVERSE your CRIMINALLY NEGLECTED BLOOD BESPATTERED BACKED UP DANGEROUS MURDEROUS BLASPHEMOUS INEFFICIENT INTERSTATES YOUR DERELICTION OF DUTY on the part of the benighted BOOTLESS BLASPHEMOUS state capitol in ALBANY AGAIN no wonder your stupid state is the INFRASTRUCTURAL TOILET BOWL OF AMERICA.I ASKED the syncophant at the WHOREHOUSE IN MORNINGSIDE HTS. when was the last time your stupid state even built a major monumental bridge? need a hint ? GO back to the FIRST WORLD TOUR OF THE BEATLES AT SHEA STADIUM.!

Nita Lowey wasn't around when they built the Tappan Zee bridge back in the early 1950's and she doesn't know what we, the residents of Tarrytown endured. Yes, it was noisy but bearable and no one complained. We all knew how valuable the TZ Bridge would be for not only Tarrytown but Rockland as well. The vast majority of the residents of Tarryown & Rockland are all "johnny come lately's" and don't have a right to complain about anything!!! Live with a little noise for a few years, deal with it, everyone comes out ahead when the bridge is complete!!! Take that grant money and put it toward construction costs to ensure tolls stay the same!!!!