The following e-mail was sent out by the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce today, March 13th, regarding the Verrazano bridge toll for commercial vehicles whose businesses are based in Staten Island, New York.
On March 5th, 2013, Supervising Partner of Angiuli & Gentile, LLP, Annamarie G. Gentile, traveled to Albany with the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce to discuss the recent toll increase on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge with State legislature representatives. During the congregation, the group voiced their concerns for the effect of the toll on the Staten Island residents and businesses and personally lobbied Albany officials to reduce the tolls. As a result of the meeting, Albany lawmakers announced they will be moving to reduce the tolls on the Bridge for Staten Island residents and businesses.
Annamarie G. Gentile, Esq., Vice Chair of the SICC Board of Directors and past Chair of the SICC small Business Committee accompanied the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce to Albany on Tuesday March 5, 2013 to meet with State legislature representatives on the recent toll increase which went into effect on March 3, 2013.