David Samson

Passengers ride the AirTrain Newark at Newark International Airport July 18, 2002 in Newark, New Jersey. The nation's top airline carriers are expected to post a loss of about $1.4 billion in the second quarter of 2002 following around $7 billion in losses in 2001. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Port Authority Boss Says He’s Cooperating With Probe On Perks For Past Chairman

The chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Thursday that the agency is cooperating with authorities investigating whether his predecessor received preferential treatment from United Airlines.

02/19/2015

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Records: Port Authority Commissioners Got Perks At JFK, Newark Airports

Newly released records show four commissioners at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey were allowed to bypass regular security lines and received other perks when they flew out of airports run by the agency.

02/13/2015

Former Port Authority Chairman David Samson (credit: Getty Images)

Ex-Port Authority Chairman David Samson Sues To Block Ethics Probe

David Samson asserts that the New Jersey State Ethics Commission has no jurisdiction over his former role at the Port Authority because it’s a bistate agency.

12/10/2014

(credit: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)

Wisniewski: Phone Logs Cast Doubt On Christie Aides’ George Washington Bridge Story

The logs do not detail what was discussed between then-Port Authority Chairman David Samson and others.

06/25/2014

John Degnan and Gov. Chris Christie appear at a news conference on April 29, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Christie Nominates Former State Attorney General John Degnan As Port Authority Chair

Christie announced Tuesday that he’s recommended John Degnan to replace David Samson, who resigned last month from the job.

04/29/2014

FILE -- Commuters exit a PATH train station at the World Trade Center site. (credit: Getty Images)

New Jersey Port Authority Board Member Anthony Sartor Steps Down

A Port Authority spokesman has confirmed that Anthony Sartor submitted his resignation Monday. That comes less than three weeks after the resignation of board Chairman David Samson.

04/14/2014

Former Port Authority Chairman David Samson (credit: Getty Images)

Protesters Call For Port Authority Chairman David Samson’s Resignation

Samson, who has been at the center of several controversies in recent months over potential conflicts of interest involving his powerful law firm, recused himself from a vote.

03/19/2014

Former Port Authority Chairman David Samson (credit: Getty Images)

Reports: N.Y. Federal Prosecutors Withdraw Subpoena For Port Authority Chairman David Samson

A series of votes taken by David Samson as a Port Authority commissioner have raised ethical questions because they appear to benefit clients of his private law firm.

03/10/2014

Port Authority Executive Director Pat Foye, Port Authority Chairman David Samson (L-R). (credit: panynj.gov)

Port Authority Board Criticizes Executive Director For Comments About Christie Appointee

Internal squabbling at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has taken a new turn.

02/26/2014

NJ Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting in Monmouth County on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Talks Sandy, Not Bridge Scandal, At Town Hall

Thursday’s town hall meeting in Monmouth County was the first since a political payback scandal engulfed his administration.

02/20/2014

George Washington Bridge (credit: Getty Images)

Port Authority Board Chairman Issues Apology Over GWB Lane Closure Scandal

William “Pat” Schuber, a member of the board of commissioners, proposed the idea of a public apology on Wednesday.

02/19/2014

FILE -- George Washington Bridge (credit: CBS 2)

Key Christie Administration Officials Among Those Subpoenaed In ‘Bridgegate’ Investigation

An investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal has ramped up. A total of 17 individuals and three organizations were notified Thursday that they’d be issued subpoenas.

01/17/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers the State of the State Address on January 14, 2014 in the Assembly Chambers at the Statehouse in Trenton, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

20 Subpoenas Issued In George Washington Bridge ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal

Gov. Chris Christie hired a legal team headed by a former federal prosecutor, one day after lawmakers tapped another one to investigate an apparent political payback scandal.

01/16/2014

Gov. Chris Christie holds press conference on GWB lane closure scandal, Jan. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Stunned By ‘Abject Stupidity,’ Fires Aide For GWB Traffic Jams

Deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly’s employment was terminated Thursday morning effective immediately, Gov. Chris Christie said.

01/09/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Port Authority Chairman David Samson (at the podium) rally with workers in front of the Bayonne Bridge on June 26, 2013 (credit: Tim Larsen/Governor's Office)

Work Begins To Create Higher Deck On Bayonne Bridge

Work has begun on a project to create a higher deck for the Bayonne Bridge, one that can accommodate the larger ships that will pass through the new locks of the Panama Canal.

06/26/2013

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