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  • Port Authority OKs wage hike for airport workers

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey formally adopted a resolution Wednesday to raise wages for workers at its New York and New Jersey airports.


  • New Jersey panel orders testimony on traffic jams

    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.


  • Panel discusses reforms for NY-NJ Port Authority

    One by one, a panel of experts made a series of recommendations Monday aimed at restoring accountability and credibility to the beleaguered Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, yet most returned to a common theme: Find a way to depoliticize an agency that has come to be perceived as, in one panelist's words, "a cookie jar" for the two governors who control who serves in leadership positions.


  • Port Authority of NY and NJ taking look at reforms

    A year ago this week, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey held a public board meeting to re-elect its officers and hear from various committees. The governance and ethics committee presented its report with the following conclusion:


  • McAuliffe shakes up Va. Port Authority board

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe is shaking up the Virginia Port Authority, which oversees the third-busiest seaport on the East Coast.


  • Port Authority board member Sartor resigns

    Another New Jersey board member on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has resigned.


  • Construction halting AirTrain at Kennedy

    Construction is temporarily halting AirTrain service at Kennedy Airport.


  • United launches first Atlantic City flights

    The first United Airlines flight landed at Atlantic City International Airport from Chicago on Tuesday, signaling what transportation officials hope will be a new era of prosperity for the struggling facility and the gambling resort it serves.


  • FILE - In this March 26, 2014, file photo, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., the Democratic Policy Committee chairman, talks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington following a news conference on the Senate Democratic agenda. Schumer stood by the World Trade Center on Sunday, March 30, demanding that federal officials review security after daredevils twice sneaked to the top of the site's signature, 104-story skyscraper. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    NY Sen. Schumer asks feds to review WTC security

    Sen. Charles Schumer stood by the World Trade Center on Sunday, demanding that federal officials review security after daredevils twice sneaked to the top of the site's signature, 104-story skyscraper.


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