It has been a big day in MTA-world. First the Transit Workers Union Local voted to approve the contract they nixed in a January vote — though it is not clear whether the MTA will accept the re-vote. And now we find out that transit union leader Roger Toussaint will be appearing on “Inside City Hall” tonight — and making some big claims. Among the juiciest? That Governor George Pataki had a hand in his jail sentence:
“I would say there was political interference,” he tells Dominic Carter. “Political pressure was applied to the courts, the process was predetermined.”
So grab your popcorn, kids. It’s going to be a fun night.
– Lizzy Ratner