Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Christie announced Tuesday that he’s recommended John Degnan to replace David Samson, who resigned last month from the job.
The dispute is over whether the agency should back $1.2 billion in loans for 3 World Trade. Developer Larry Silverstein is building the planned $2.3 billion tower on the site.
Baggage handlers, security officers, cabin cleaners and maintenance workers let their voices be heard as the Port Authority votes to force airlines to raise their poverty wage.
Christopher Inserra pleaded guilty to one count of fraud after he was accused of collecting disability for an arm injury while performing in a metal band called Cousin Sleaze.
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.
The embattled agency has been under fire since revelations about lane closings at the George Washington Bridge last fall. But it had come under criticism before that for issues surrounding toll hikes in 2011.
A Port Authority spokesman has confirmed that Anthony Sartor submitted his resignation Monday. That comes less than three weeks after the resignation of board Chairman David Samson.
The Manhattan district attorney is the latest law enforcement official wanting answers from the Chris Christie administration and its involvement in the Port Authority.
Christie was among several defendants who were initially scheduled to respond to the lawsuits by Friday.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey told 1010 WINS that a man, who had an interview for a construction job on the site, managed to walk past a security guard who had opened the gate to let a truck into the site.
The aging span is scheduled for a major makeover to replace the bridge deck and give the roadway another 75 years of life.
AirTrain service at John F. Kennedy International Airport will be shut down until Saturday afternoon.
The report also found mismanagement, political abuse and rivalries between the states at the Port Authority.
The northbound lanes of the Pulaski Skyway will soon be shut down for expensive renovations, but you might be surprised at who is paying for that work.
Schumer wants the Department of Homeland Security to test surveillance equipment at the site, survey the perimeter for possible points of illegal entry and check how security guards are performing.