Here’s a question I asked myself yesterday: Would I rather have my phone records collected and readied for possible inspection by the National Security Agency, or have my genitalia scrutinized by the Transportation Security Administration?
Following is a summary of toll revenue and traffic for the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway from the New Jersey Turnpike Authority. These are two of the busiest tolls roads in the United States.
Joanne Chesimard, the Black Liberation Army militant who fled prison for Cuba after being convicted of killing a New Jersey state trooper in 1973, was added to the FBI most-wanted terrorist list, and a reward doubled to $2 million.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who pledged to reduce state bonding, hasn’t been able to keep a vow to curb borrowing for roads and bridges. Investors in the $3.7 trillion municipal market welcome the extra debt.