Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 33-year-old woman gave birth to a baby girl on a flight to New York from Jordan, airport officials said.
Port Authority police on Thursday arrested a suspect who allegedly crashed into a pole in Leonia, New Jersey after leading officers on a chase.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.