Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
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.
David Samson asserts that the New Jersey State Ethics Commission has no jurisdiction over his former role at the Port Authority because it’s a bistate agency.
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.
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.
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.
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.
About 250 members of the FDNY, NYPD and Port Authority participated in a simulated evacuation of the National September 11 Memorial Museum.
The auto group argued that money from the hikes on bistate bridges and tunnels is being spent on projects that have nothing to do with interstate transportation.