From Cecil County Spending Taxed Enough Already
While reviewing information on the current Cecil County toll hikes at the Hatem Bridge I came across some interesting commentary from one of our elected officials on this issue a couple years ago. You have to ask yourself whether these comments haven’t contributed to the sorry predicament we’re facing today.
We need our elected officials to speak boldly and fight the hard fights in Annapolis and it seems that Delegate David Rudolph has been too willing to cut deals and make compromises that have ultimately led to ever increasing bridge tolls on Cecil County residents. Below are Delegate David Rudolph’s (District 34B – D) comments submitted to the Maryland Transportation Authority posted on his website January 29, 2009. These comments were related to a different toll increase proposed at that time which largely set the stage for where we stand today facing outrageous increase proposals: