Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
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.
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.
Samson, who has been at the center of several controversies in recent months over potential conflicts of interest involving his powerful law firm, recused himself from a vote.
George Washington University political science professor Sarah Binder and her daughter created a diorama titled “Time For Some Traffic In Fort Peep,” a reference to an email from a former top Christie aide to a Christie-appointed official at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Two Port Authority executives pointed by New Jersey Gov. Christie orchestrated a toll-hike plan 2011 that was later scaled back to bolster the images of New Jersey’s and New York’s governors, according to published reported.
Newly unredacted documents clear up some of the minor mysteries in the political payback scandal surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
The bitter winter has caused major traffic jams around the ports of New Jersey — with truckers stuck in line for hours to pick up cargo, and the consequences being seen at major retailers.
Internal squabbling at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has taken a new turn.
Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich has met with federal prosecutors about the deliberate, gridlock-causing lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last year.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey confirmed ice was falling from 1 World Trade Center. The Brookfield Place/West Concourse entrance remained open for PATH customers.
In recent days, huge chunks of ice have been plummeting from the 1,776-foot skyscraper as well as its the 52-story 7 World Trade Center.
The extension is part of a proposed $27.6 billion, 10-year capital plan that will go before the authority’s full board on Feb. 19.
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.
Port Authority spokesman Steve Coleman said the agency informed David Wildstein on Friday that covering his legal expenses was “not warranted” under the authority’s bylaws.
Thirty-two people, including U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, were arrested in the peaceful demonstration and charged with disorderly conduct.