Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

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

Senate Republicans Push Bill To Overhaul Port Authority

Senate Republicans are pushing a bill aimed at increasing transparency at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and capturing the support of both states’ governors.

02/27/2015

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

The international arrivals terminal is viewed at John F. Kennedy Airport. (credited: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Port Authority Airports Set New Passenger Record

The agency announced Wednesday that preliminary data shows an estimated 117.1 million passengers used JFK, Newark Liberty, LaGuardia, Stewart and Atlantic City airports during 2014.

01/28/2015

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

Police: Traffic Stop Leads To Kidnapping Charge For New Jersey Man

According to investigators, the 26-year-old told officers he had two passengers with him, but one of the passengers began yelling for help as he pulled away.

01/24/2015

A Royal Jordanian airlines plane.  (credit: Alexander Klein/AFP/GettyImages)

Officials: Woman Gives Birth Aboard Jordan-NYC Flight

A 33-year-old woman gave birth to a baby girl on a flight to New York from Jordan, airport officials said.

01/21/2015

A car allegedly driven by Serena Wolstenholme, 29, after crashing into a utility pole in Leonia, N.J. following a police chase. (Credit: Port Authority Police)

Police: Driver Was On Heroin When She Led Port Authority Squad On Chase

Port Authority police on Thursday arrested a suspect who allegedly crashed into a pole in Leonia, New Jersey after leading officers on a chase.

01/15/2015

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

Committee Probing Bridgegate Subpoenaed For Former Port Authority Exec’s Testimony

The legislative committee looking into the lane closure scandal on the George Washington Bridge has received a federal subpoena involving a former top Port Authority of New York and New Jersey official.

01/08/2015

PATH train logo. (credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Senate Sets Date On Port Authority Veto Override

Hoping to defy Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of a bill overhauling the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, lawmakers are mounting a campaign to override him in the state Senate.

01/08/2015

A car being towed after a suspect allegedly hit a Port Authority squad car and threatened officers near the Manhattan entrance to the Holland Tunnel. (Credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Police: Man Hit Port Authority Police Car Near Holland Tunnel, Made Threats To Officers

A man was arrested and charged Wednesday night after he allegedly hit two parked vehicles and a Port Authority police car, and made threatening statements to police, near the Lower Manhattan entrance to the Holland Tunnel.

01/07/2015

Twitter abuzz after New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's hug with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on January 4, 2015 (Twitter via @ianbremmer)

NJ Lawmakers Discuss Possible Ethics Probe Of Christie Due To Relationship With Cowboys Owner

The co-chairs of the legislative committee investigating the Port Authority have discussed whether they want to look into the possibility of ethics violations stemming from the relationship between Gov. Chris Christie and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.

01/07/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his victory speech after winning reelection on Tuesday, Nov. 4. (Credit: CBS 2)

Lawmakers Demand Answers After Cuomo Vetoes Port Authority Reform Bill

New York state lawmakers on Monday wanted answers from Gov. Andrew Cuomo about why he vetoed a bill designed to bring accountability to the Port Authority.

12/29/2014

A man waits for a PATH train to depart at the World Trade Center.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

PATH Train Riders Oppose Proposal To End Overnight Service

The suggestion to eliminate PATH service between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. on weeknights was part of a report from a special panel formed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to reform the Port Authority.

12/29/2014

PATH trains pulls into the WTC station. (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Officials Rip Proposal To End Overnight PATH Service

The suggestion to eliminate the service is buried on page 81 of a 100-page report from a special panel formed by Govs. Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo to reform the Port Authority.

12/28/2014

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Christie, Cuomo Veto Port Authority Cleanup Legislation, Suggest Alternate Measures

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Saturday that they have vetoed legislation intended to help clean up the troubled Port Authority.

12/27/2014

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