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Rail tunnel under the Hudson River. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

New Jersey Granted Extension On Tunnel Tab

The U.S. Transportation Department has granted New Jersey an extension of just over two weeks on the $271 million it owes for a scrapped rail tunnel project.

12/21/2010

NJ Transit (credit: CBS 2)

Christie: Feds’ Tunnel Offer ‘A Good Start’

Christie said he hasn’t heard directly from U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on reducing the tab for the Hudson River tunnel he killed in October.

12/17/2010

Artist rendering of trans-Hudson tunnel platform extension at Penn Station. (Credit: NJ Transit & Port Authority)

Feds: NJ Eligible For $128M Tunnel Credit

It’s possible N.J. will be credited nearly half the $271 million it owes the federal government for a scrapped NY-NJ rail tunnel.

12/15/2010

Governor M. Jodi Rell (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Rell To Seek More Funds For Conn. Rail Project

Gov. M. Jodi Rell is asking the U.S. Secretary of Transportation for $100 million in additional federal funding for the state’s high-speed rail project.

11/20/2010

Amtrak train at Penn Station - New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Amtrak Won’t Revive Trans-Hudson Rail Tunnel Project

Amtrak said it is not interested in taking over the Hudson River commuter rail tunnel project that New Jersey’s governor killed last month.

11/12/2010

Amtrak train at Penn Station - New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Amtrak, NJ Transit May Revive Tunnel Project

Amtrak and NJ Transit are discussing the possibility of a partnership to revive a huge train tunnel project that Gov. Chris Christie killed last month, according to officials.

11/08/2010

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

N.Y. Makes Bid For Money Marked For N.J. Rail Tunnel

New York is seeking $3 billion that the federal government had committed to the Hudson River rail tunnel that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie scrapped.

11/05/2010

A few hundred unionized construction workers rallied in support of the rail tunnel saying "it would make [the] economy grow in New Jersey." (Photo/Levon Putney)

Senators, Union Workers Rally For Hudson Rail Tunnel

Several hundred union members turned out for a rally to support a second rail tunnel from New Jersey into Manhattan.

10/19/2010

Gov. Chris Christie

Gov. Christie: I Don’t Have Money For Tunnel

Gov. Christie said he’ll consider restarting the stalled New Jersey-New York rail tunnel if someone else helps pick up the tab. Otherwise, he said, he’s comfortable walking away from the project.

10/18/2010

Gov. Chris Christie (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Still No Funding For Hudson River Tunnel Project

Canceling the project could cost New Jersey billions in federal aide.

10/12/2010

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (file)

N.J. May Lose Billions If Hudson Tunnel Is Canceled

Governor Chris Christie agreed to give NJ Transit and the Transportation Department two weeks to come up with options to save the project after meeting with Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.

10/09/2010

Gov. Chris Christie (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Christie Agrees To Reconsider Tunnel Decision

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said the governor has agreed to take the next two weeks to rethink his decision to cancel the massive NJ-NY rail tunnel project.

10/08/2010

Rendering of new platform at New York Penn Station - Credit: ARC

Feds To Weigh In On NJ-NY Rail Tunnel Project

While Gov. Chris Christie justified his decision Thursday to scrap the state’s most ambitious public works project, the federal government is stepping in Friday to attempt and bring it back to life.

CBS 2–10/08/2010

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