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Hudson Valley representatives on MTA board want a full vote
Around the MTA, they're unofficialy known as "the quarter pounders."
Officially, they're the folks who represent Rockland, Dutchess, Orange and Putnam counties on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board, which sets policy for the region's commuter rails, subways and buses.
Together, they have just a quarter-vote each on the 16-member MTA board while others from larger...