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Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Consumers Paying The Price For Truck Toll Hikes

While, as of this past Sunday, many drivers are paying up to $14 to cross the George Washington, Bayonne and Goethals bridges, the Holland and Lincoln tunnels and the Outerbridge Crossing, the cash toll for 18-wheelers is now $114.

12/10/2014

FILE -- The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bills Aimed At Reforming Port Authority Remain Unsigned

Even after a second report was released on the politically motivated lane closures at the George Washington bridge, legislation to overhaul how the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is governed remains unsigned by both state’s governors.

12/09/2014

FILE -- The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Squabble Over Probe Of George Washington Bridge Lane Closures

The four Republican members of the Democrat-led legislative panel probing Gov. Chris Christie’s connection to the traffic jams unveiled their own 119-page report Monday, just before the panel approved releasing the group’s report to the public.

12/08/2014

George Washington Bridge (credit: Getty Images)

Latest Toll Hikes Take Effect On Port Authority Bridges And Tunnels

Starting at 3 a.m. Sunday, the tolls jumped 75 cents for cars with E-ZPass, costing $9.75 for off-peak hours and $11.75 for peak times.

12/07/2014

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Report Released On Findings From Committee Probing Bridgegate Scandal

It has been more than a year since the lane closure scandal on the George Washington Bridge, and a legislative committee has been investigating why the three access lanes were shut down – snarling traffic.

12/04/2014

Hudson County Prosecutor's Office Detective Joseph Walker has advised people to keep their cool in road rage situations. He was acquitted in a fatal road rage shooting last year. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: NJ Detective Acquitted In Road Rage Incident Advises Others To Keep Cool

New Jersey Police Detective Joseph Walker spoke exclusively about the case that had him facing murder charges in Maryland – and advised others to stay level-headed.

11/25/2014

FILE -- The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Police: 3 Hurt In Crash On George Washington Bridge

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police spokesman Joe Pentangelo said it’s not yet known what caused the crash, which occurred Sunday in Fort Lee.

10/05/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Christie Talks 2016, Blasts Obama Handling Of ISIS Threat

Gov. Chris Christie says he hasn’t decided yet whether he’ll run for president.

10/01/2014

FILE - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Chris Christie Slams Legislative Panel Investigating Bridgegate

Christie accused committee members of being more interested in getting their names in the newspapers and on television, and he urged them to finish up their work.

09/18/2014

George Washington Bridge (credit: Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers Push Bill To Improve Transparency, Accountability At Port Authority

New Jersey lawmakers advanced a bill designed to improve transparency and accountability at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

09/18/2014

Port Authority Officers Laverne Watson and Steve Pisciotta (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Port Authority Officers Aid In Delivery Of Baby Near George Washington Bridge Tolls

Port Authority police said the girl’s parents, who are from Monroe, were in a Manhattan-bound taxi when the mother went into labor around 6:30 a.m.

09/13/2014

FILE -- The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Democrats Hold Presser To Mark One-Year Anniversary Of ‘Bridgegate’

New Jersey and national Democratic Party leaders marked the anniversary of the “Bridgegate” scandal with an event in Fort Lee on Monday morning.

09/08/2014

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Legislators Want Answers About PA Officers Silenced During ‘Bridgegate’ Closures

Documents first obtained by CBS 2 showed 11 Port Authority police officers on duty at the George Washington Bridge during the late closures had safety concerns, and lawmakers on Thursday wanted to know why the concerns were silenced.

09/04/2014

The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge, which connects Fort Lee, NJ, and New York City, is seen on January 9, 2014 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is currently caught in a political scandal, in which one of his aides ordered The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to purposely cause traffic jams at the on-ramps to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, NJ, due to political disagreements between Governor Christie and the mayor of Fort Lee. Christie claims he had no knowledge of issue and has since fired the aide.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Attorney: Port Authority Cops Complained About ‘Bridgegate’ Closures At The Time

Drivers were not the only ones complaining about the massive traffic tie-ups near the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, New Jersey nearly a year ago.

09/03/2014

Scott Parsons (inset) and his damaged pickup truck. (credit: Port Authority Police)

Princeton Man Faces Variety Of Charges For Alleged Road Rage Incident On George Washington Bridge

Witnesses said Parsons, of Princeton, N.J., was driving a red 1991 GMC pickup truck when he intentionally drove it into a Honda and a Chrysler, according to Port Authority Police.

08/25/2014

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