The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s failure to agree to a loan guarantee for World Trade Center site developer Larry Silverstein shows agency leaders are wrestling over its direction as they seek to fix the dysfunction exposed by the George Washington Bridge scandal.
Rand Paul came to Chicago yesterday and did something a Republican thinking about running for president typically wouldn’t do: subject himself to a nearly hour-long grilling by the one-time chief political strategist for President Barack Obama.
A financing plan for a third World Trade Center skyscraper in lower Manhattan is at risk as commissioners of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey prepare to vote on a $1.2 billion loan guarantee.
Merging New Jersey towns, a step taken by Princeton Borough and Princeton Township to help combat the highest property taxes in the U.S., has lost support under Republican Governor Chris Christie, according to a Rutgers- Eagleton Poll.
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer of New York said he’ll oppose any attempts to divert money from about $3.5 billion remaining in funds from a superstorm Sandy aid law until the area has enough money to fully rebuild.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appointed an independent reviewer to investigate any suspected misconduct in his office, among the recommendations in an internal analysis of the George Washington Bridge traffic jams.