Coalition Supports Funding Bill for Transit of Seniors, Disabled Residents

The Lackawanna Coalition has expressed support for a legislative initative that would increase funding for transportation for senior citizens and disabled residents.  The measure now before the legislature, Senate Bill 1830 and Assembly Bill 2046, would increase the portion of revenue from the Casino Revenue Fund for senior and disabled transportation from 7.5 to 8.5%.  At this writing, the bill has passed the Senate and is waiting for action in the Assembly.