Thruway Authority OKs water funds for Tappan Zee Bridge
(AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to use clean water funds to help pay for the new Tappan Zee Bridge has been approved by a key state board.
The state Thruway Authority board voted Wednesday to accept the $256 million, five-year loan from the state's Environmental Facilities Corp. The Authority plans to request a second $256 million loan, perhaps next year.
Environmental groups have opposed...