David Samson

The view from the planned observation deck at One World Trade Center on April 2, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman WCBS 880)

Officials Preview Planned Observation Deck At One World Trade Center

The observation deck will occupy the tower’s 100th through 102nd floors. Elevators will whisk visitors to the top in just one minute but the experience of visiting the attraction will take an hour.

04/02/2013

White roses are placed by the names of the six victims of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing at the 9/11 Memorial on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 (Photo Credit: Spencer T Tucker/nycmayorsoffice Flickr)

NYC Marks 20th Anniversary Of 1993 World Trade Center Bombing

A bell tolled at 12:18 p.m., the time when a truck bomb was detonated below the north tower — killing six people and injuring 1,000 more. Family members then read the names of the victims before bagpipers played “Amazing Grace.”

02/26/2013

Holland Tunnel Tolls (credit: CBS 2)

Next Phase Of Toll Hikes To Take Effect On Port Authority Bridges, Tunnels

The cash toll the George Washington Bridge, Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel, Goethals Bridge, Bayonne Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing will increase $1 to $13.

11/30/2012

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Coleman: Let’s Not Forget Bud Selig’s Part In Marlins Fiasco

You’d like to think that the fire sale or deconstruction of the Miami Marlins is now complete, but with these bozos driving the bus, who knows.

11/15/2012

CBS 2's Steve Langford asks Port Authority Chairman David Samson a question. (credit: CBS 2)

Port Authority Chairman Says Toll, Fare Hikes Weren’t Imposed To Pay For WTC

The billion dollar question is exactly where is the Port Authority toll hike money is going.

09/20/2012

Bayonne Bridge (file/credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Port Authority: Bayonne Bridge Project 6 Months Ahead Of Schedule

The $1 billion project calls for raising the 80-year-old span’s roadway 64 feet to 215 feet to allow larger container ships access to piers in New Jersey and New York.

07/18/2012

The Empire State Building is seen from Chopper 880 - New York, NY - Jan 31, 2008 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Empire State Building, JFK Tower Honoring World Autism Awareness Day

New CDC figures place 1 in 88 kids on the autism spectrum. It aflicts 1 in every 54 boys.

04/02/2012

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Report: Jose Reyes Would Have ‘Seriously’ Considered 5-Year Deal With Mets

Would Reyes have returned to the Mets for something less than the six-year, $106 million deal he signed with Miami?

WFAN–03/08/2012

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Port Authority Pledges Reforms After Audit Findings; Calls Continue For Toll Hike Rollback

New reports show the troubled Port Authority mismanaged funds and is accused of wasting billions of dollars. But so far, the “P-A” is saying “N-O.”

02/09/2012

One World Trade Center is seen from Battery Park - New York, NY - Jan 21, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to WCBS 880)

Audit: Port Authority Challenged And Dysfunctional

Details are being released of an audit of the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey ordered by both governors.

02/08/2012

Port Authority Bus Terminal - New York, NY - Aug 15, 2003 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Report: Port Authority Execs Collect Hidden Pay

Just weeks after the Port Authority raised bridge and tunnel tolls and the Path train fare, a report has come out alleging agency executives have collected more than $2 million in extra compensation over two years than was publicly disclosed.

11/15/2011

The World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2011 (credit: Robert Deutsch-Pool/Getty Images)

Audit To Examine Decade Of Port Authority Spending

Officials say an audit will take a closer look at Port Authority employee compensation and why costs are rising to rebuild the World Trade Center.

09/23/2011

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Fmr. New Jersey Gov. Donald DiFrancesco, and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office, AP, Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Christie Gives Bloomberg Earful Over 9/11 10th Anniversary Invite List

A published report says that an angry New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had some choice words for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

08/18/2011

Gov. Chris Christie speaks at Port Newark - Newark, NJ - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Announces Expansion Of Port Newark

With New Jersey’s unemployment rate outpacing the nation, Gov. Chris Christie visited Port Newark on Wednesday to tout a $500 million deal that could lead to 800 new jobs.

07/28/2011

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