Hudson River anchorage plan dead and Rep. Maloney adds nails to coffin

adminNews U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney declared the Hudson River anchorage proposal dead at a waterfront news conference Monday afternoon.

He’s planning to keep it that way.

The Cold Spring Democrat, with constituents on both sides of the river, said he put language in a $1.2 trillion spending package being considered by Congress that would cut the legs off any anchorage plan for the next year

“That is language we’re going to try and include in this spending bill as a sort of belt and suspenders approach to make sure we’re putting one more nail in the coffin of this bad idea,” Maloney said.

He was flanked by local officials including Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, Westchester County Executive George Latimer and his colleague in Congress, U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel, D-Bronx.  Read more.

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