Gov. Murphy Lobbies Congressional Lawmakers For Gateway FundingMembers of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure took a tour of the century-old North River Rail Tunnel under the Hudson River last night.
N.Y., N.J. Lawmakers Scramble For Backup Plan After Trump 2020 Budget Cuts Money From Gateway Project FundA crisis intervention meeting was held on Capitol Hill on Tuesday as New York and New Jersey senators craft a new strategy for getting federal funds for the critically needed new Gateway rail tunnels.
Sen. Schumer Comes Up With 'Work-Around' Plan That Could Fund Desperately Needed Gateway ProjectYou might call it the "Shhhh, don't tell President Donald Trump" plan for squeezing funds out of Washington to rebuild the 100-year-old North River tunnels.
Congressmen Gottheimer, King Call For 'Doomsday' Plan In Event Of North River Tunnel FailurePressure is mounting on the federal government to help fund the Gateway Project, which would create a new two-track Hudson River tunnel to replace the current crumbling ones.
Trump's Recent Comments Renew Hope For Gateway ProjectIs President Donald Trump softening his stance on the Gateway Project? New comments have raised hopes that the tunnel could finally get done.
CBS2 Demands Answers From New Jersey Leaders On Their Plan To Address Ancient Hudson River TunnelNew Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy governor and his state's Congressional delegation took a high-profile tour of the deteriorating Hudson River rail tunnel.
Gov. Murphy Joins N.J. Delegation On Tour Of Hudson River Tunnel, Urges Completion Of Gateway ProjectSome 200,000 commuters go through the North River tunnel each day.
'This Is A National Issue': Cuomo, Trump Discuss Federal Funding For Gateway ProjectGov. Andrew Cuomo returned from Washington, D.C. after a White House meeting with President Donald Trump.
'Tentative Meeting Scheduled' Between Cuomo, Trump To Discuss Gateway ProjectThe governor toured the tunnel in October in a push to get federal funding for the long-delayed project. He brought a camera crew along for ride, and his office says he sent the footage to Trump.
Cuomo Tours Hudson River Tunnel In Push For Federal FundingThe governor brought a camera crew along for the tour and said he plans to send the footage to President Donald Trump.
Good News For Gateway? Schumer Says More Than $500M In Funding On Its WayThere may be light at the end of the tunnel for the Gateway project. President Donald Trump seemed to slam the door on the project, but supporters claimed it cracked open Thursday – at least a little.
Budget Battle Continues Over Multi-Billion Dollar Hudson River Rail ProjectThe project would create a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River which transportation advocates say is desperately needed to ease travel congestion.
Congressman King Urges President Trump, Feds To Help Fund Gateway ProjectKing used Thursday’s St. Patrick’s Day luncheon at the Capitol to lobby the president. Trump has signaled he will veto a government spending bill if it includes money for the project, which would build a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River.
President Trump Reportedly Trying To Squash $30 Billion Gateway ProjectThe Washington Post reports the president is urging congressional Republicans not to fund it.
New York, New Jersey Officials Fight With Feds Over Gateway Project FundingLocal officials have repeatedly called the $30 billion proposal the most urgent infrastructure project in the country.