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The judge ruled on May 1 that the General Assembly exceeded its power to delegate its authority to set the tolls without adequate restrictions. AG Cuccinelli has now appealed directly to the VA Supreme Court, but for the present we can celebrate a famous victory, complete with national press coverage!
Meanwhile, every dollar towards the appeal fund counts – DONATE NOW!
CONTINUING THE FIGHT: On June 17 Secretary of Transportation Connaughton testified about the impact of Judge Cale’s decision on this and other public-private transportation projects at a House Appropriations Committee meeting before a room packed with notollsHR supporters. Here’s the WAVY TV report on the Richmond hearing.
Here’s the letter from Portsmouth City staff with the resolution adopted unanimously by City Council at their 12 March meeting, and here is the EDA resolution authorizing $50,000 in financial support for the lawsuit!
For the true impact on downtown Portsmouth, watch the excellent Portsmouth City Council briefing on the project on February 19 – there are links to the video and the handout plus suggested time codes for highlights of the video here.
Read this study of the Virginia Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995 by the Southern Environmental Law Center, showing how we’re losing out in the process!
Watch the ERC presentation to Norfolk Council on the traffic snarl-up they have in store for us in the next few years!
See the WAVY TV report on the presentation.
Sign the petition against the tolls here!
Donate! ($100 NOW can save $1,000+ a year in tolls for the rest of your life – AND much of your children’s lives!!).
(or make a donation by check to CAPPAC, 413 Dinwiddie Street, Portsmouth VA 23704)
Visit our online auction (all proceeds go to fund the lawsuit) to view the items and register to bid.
Watch the WVEC report on flooding at the Hague in Norfolk during the recent nor’easter – and remember, this is where the new Midtown Tunnel is supposed to increase traffic flow!
Support the campaign to block tolls on the I-95.
Visit the “Tidewater Against Unfair Tolls” Facebook group
Download the “Pay WHAT???” flyer (Adobe PDF file) in the quarter page version.
Download “The Real No Tolls Facts” talking points (Adobe PDF file).
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