Sen. Frank Lautenberg
Legislation is moving through Congress that would take some control away from the Port Authority and provide oversight by the U.S. DOT to protect drivers against massive toll hikes.
Catholic groups are livid over the compromise, calling President Barack Obama’s move a “ploy” that “adds insult to injury.”
The president ducked questions about the contraception controversy Thursday. The reason may be the latest attack from Archbishop Dolan, who, sources said, feels he was stabbed in the back by Obama after the two met to discuss the issue.
Several New York and New Jersey lawmakers are “cashing in” on some big bets that Big Blue would be bringing home the title.
New Jersey U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg made a bet with his Massachusetts counterpart Sen. John Kerry on this Sunday’s Super Bowl.
Many in New Jersey are fed up with the frequent flooding in their area and want out.
Angela Genova, a lawyer for both campaigns, confirmed the settlement, which showed up in recently filed campaign finance documents for the New Jersey Democrats.
President Barack Obama headed to New York on Monday afternoon, just hours after rolling out his controversial plan to raise taxes. The battle is on over how to cut America’s staggering deficit.
Expanding on the Beach Act of 2000, the lawmakers are introducing new legislation which would require more rapid testing of the New Jersey’s ocean water.
Trains are back on schedule for New Jersey Transit after a switch problem Friday disrupted morning service for commuters.
This morning’s commute was much smoother, with NJ Transit having recovered from this week’s derailment. But it might not be smooth for much longer.
One notable no-show to Sunday’s Celebrate Israel Parade on Fifth Avenue was Congressman Anthony Weiner, whose absence apparently did not sit will with a top U.S. senator.
The Interior Department launched a national plan to combat a mysterious disease that has killed more than a million bats in the eastern and southern U.S. and is spreading.
Donald Drummer recently spent 19 hours in the airport’s terminals observing the operations firsthand.
Three breaches in just five days involved passengers slipping through security without being fully screened.