MTA chief hands in resignation

MTA chairman Joe Lhota sent a letter to Gov. Cuomo notifying him that he is quitting in 12 days.

MTA chairman Joe Lhota sent a letter to Gov. Cuomo notifying him that he is quitting in 12 days. (12/19/12)

WOODBURY - MTA chairman Joe Lhota has handed in his resignation.

News 12 Long Island’s Drew Scott was at today’s MTA board meeting and says Lhota sent a letter to Gov. Cuomo notifying him that he is quitting in 12 days. 

Speculation is that the Republican who grew up in Lindenhurst wants to run for mayor of NYC. 

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