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Patrick Foye

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

New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Panel Orders 4 To Testify

A New Jersey legislative committee has ordered current and former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie and two officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to testify in the committee’s probe of politically motivated traffic jams last year near the George Washington Bridge.

04/22/2014

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

GWB To Undergo $1 Billion In Repairs, Upgrades

The work will include replacing the 82-year-old bridge’s 592 suspender ropes and rehabilitating all of the span’s main cables. New technology will warn engineers of potential structural problems.

03/20/2014

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

Newark Airport Workers Expected To Get Higher Minimum Wage

In January, Port Authority executive director Pat Foye wrote to four airlines demanding their contractors give raises to workers at JFK and LaGuardia and phase in a minimum wage of $10.10.

03/20/2014

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

Gov. Chris Christie sits in a studio during his radio program, "Ask the Governor"  broadcast on NJ 101.5, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Ewing, N.J. (Photo by Mel Evans-Pool/Getty Images)

Christie Says He Sought Answers On Lane Closures

Gov. Christie says he began asking about the traffic jams in Fort Lee last year soon after he heard they were a source of contention.

02/04/2014

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

Newark Airport Workers Not Included In Port Authority-Ordered Pay Hikes

The agency’s executive director, Patrick Foye – appointed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat – sent a letter Tuesday to four airlines demanding that their contractors give an immediate $1-an-hour pay raise to workers at New York City’s Kennedy and LaGuardia airports.

01/30/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks about his knowledge of a traffic study that snarled traffic at the George Washington Bridge during a news conference on Jan. 9, 2014 at the Statehouse in Trenton. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Documents Show Port Authority Chief ‘Appalled’ By Move To Close Some GWB Approach Lanes

A New Jersey State Assembly panel released hundreds of pages of internal documents Friday afternoon as federal prosecutors and others examine the case.

01/10/2014

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

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

More Subpoenas Likely In George Washington Bridge Lane Closure Investigation

Assemblyman John Wisniewski said his office is examining about 5,000 documents from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and its top two state appointees.

12/30/2013

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Officials On George Washington Bridge Closures: There Was No Traffic Study

Three Port Authoritiy officials testified Monday that there was no traffic study being conducted while access lanes from Fort Lee on the George Washington Bridge were closed in September, as was originally claimed.

12/09/2013

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Panel Seeks Answers On George Washington Bridge Closures

Shutting down the access lanes from Fort Lee onto the bridge caused hours-long delays for four straight days beginning Sept. 9 and infuriated local officials who said they hadn’t been notified in advance.

11/25/2013

Vehicles on the George Washington Bridge on May 27, 2013, Memorial Day (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Port Authority Slammed For Unannounced GWB Lane Closures

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey came under fire Monday for unannounced lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last month, which caused massive traffic headaches.

10/07/2013

File - Traffic drives over the George Washington Bridge in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Port Authority Chief ‘Appalled’ By Decision To Close Down GWB Approach Lanes

Two of the three lanes approaching the GWB tolls caused gridlock over four straight days beginning Sept. 9. The lanes were reopened following rush hour on Sept. 13.

10/03/2013

The final section of the spire sits on top of One World Trade Center on May 10, 2013.  (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

NY AG To Investigate Deal That Let Non-Profit Buy WTC Naming Rights For $10

The non-profit World Trade Center Association got the naming rights without the approval of the Port Authority’s board or executive director, according to the governor’s office.

09/18/2013

Floodwaters rush into the Hoboken PATH station during Sandy (credit: Port Authority)

Port Authority To Spend $59 Million On Hurricane Prep

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is spending $59 million to prepare its facilities for the upcoming hurricane season. The Port Authority’s Board of Commissioners approved the money at its monthly meeting Wednesday.

05/29/2013

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