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  • Lawyer who led probe says 'not a shred of evidence' Christie knew of bridge scandal

    03/27/2014 8:14:46 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | 03-27-2014 | FoxNews.com
    The lawyer who led an investigation that determined Gov. Chris Christie was not involved in the bridge closure scandal told Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Thursday there is not a “shred of evidence” Christie knew anything. Randy Mastro, a former federal prosecutor, released a report on his team’s investigation Thursday. The report relied on interviews with officials in the Christie administration, including the governor, and 250,000 documents. Mastro said on “The Kelly File” his investigation was exhaustive and thorough, and in the end completely exonerated Christie. “There is not a shred of evidence that Governor Christie knew anything about this lane...
  • Documents reveal anger, chaos in Christie bridge scandal

    01/11/2014 8:15:44 AM PST · by ZULU · 80 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 11, 2014 | Dave Warner
    TRENTON, New Jersey (Reuters) - Documents related to the bridge closure scandal engulfing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie revealed on Friday that authorities were deeply divided about the shutdown, with one warning it was illegal and risking people's lives.
  • Workers ordered to remove racist, sexist slurs scrawled all over new World Trade Center bathrooms

    01/28/2013 7:48:05 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Monday, January 28, 2013, 8:30 PM | Vera Chinese and Corky Siemaszko
    One World Trade Center is getting its mouth washed out with soap. A day after the Daily News exposed the racist and sexist graffiti inside a building that’s supposed to symbolize national unity, workers were ordered to clean the mess and paint over the filth. Meanwhile, Port Authority police launched an investigation—and dispatched officers with cameras to the men’s rooms Monday to take pictures of the heinous scrawls. They’ll hit the ladies’ rooms in the still-under-construction building on Tuesday. …
  • The Port Authority’s Cloudy Future (Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)

    12/28/2012 1:25:40 PM PST · by neverdem · 11 replies
    City Journal ^ | Autumn 2012 | Nicole Gelinas
    The transportation agency has mortgaged itself to the hilt to rebuild the World Trade Center, leaving few resources for its real mission. New Yorkers have watched One World Trade Center gradually define the downtown skyline. The massive glass-and-steel building should reach its full height and be ready for tenants within 18 months. But to those tenants, One World Trade may come to symbolize not victory over terror but rather their own miserable commutes. Most of the white-collar workers who will stream into the tower depend on subways, buses, tunnels, and bridges to get to Manhattan. And over the past decade,...
  • Freeing Us from the Freedom Tower - The Port Authority should save the worst for last.

    09/21/2006 6:30:07 PM PDT · by neverdem · 14 replies · 521+ views
    City Journal ^ | 21 September 2006 | Nicole Gelinas
    The latest round of painful negotiations between the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which owns the World Trade Center site, and Larry Silverstein, who owns the right to re-develop it, has finally yielded some important progress: the heretofore unaccountable Port Authority must meet firm deadlines in doing its part to allow Silverstein to develop commercially viable office space at Ground Zero. Thursday’s agreement between the Port Authority and Silverstein mostly just firms up some details of an April deal. Under that earlier agreement, Silverstein retained the right and responsibility to build three office towers at Ground Zero,...
  • BRIJOT WEAPONS DETECTION SYSTEM INSTALLED AT JERSEY STATION

    07/11/2006 9:36:32 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 1 replies · 390+ views
    Press Release ^ | July 11, 2006 | Brijot Imaging Systems
    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 11, 2006-- Brijot Imaging Systems, Inc. announces today that its BIS-WDS(TM) Prime has been installed for live, passenger screening operation at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's (PANYNJ) Exchange Place PATH transit system station in Jersey City, New Jersey as part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Rail Security Pilot Project's two week field demonstration of promising advanced technologies that detect explosives and other large weapons used to injure passengers or damage facilities and equipment, and that pose serious potential threats to the nation's rail systems. Brijot's product -- which provides full-motion,...
  • MOVING PICTURE GLIMPSE AT 1ST FILM ABOUT WTC ON 9/11 ( Last Two Cops To be Rescued From Rubble)

    05/18/2006 4:14:20 PM PDT · by areafiftyone · 60 replies · 1,419+ views
    NY Post ^ | 5/19/06
    May 18, 2006 -- Here is a sneak peek at Oliver Stone's new movie "World Trade Center" - the first big-budget Hollywood film depicting the New York 9/11 attacks - and its harrowing, real-life portrayal of the last two Port Authority cops pulled from the rubble. The movie - the opening 26 minutes of which were screened for police officers last night - focuses on the horror and ensuing bravery of that day. "It's very emotional to watch, but I think most New Yorkers are ready to see it," said retired NYPD cop Scott Strauss, who worked as a consultant...
  • Port Authority: We're suing to stop sale to Dubai firm

    02/23/2006 12:30:50 PM PST · by ARCADIA · 722 replies · 9,083+ views
    Newsday.com ^ | 2/13/2006 | KAREN MATTHEWS
    NEW YORK -- The Port Authority said Thursday it will file suit to block a Dubai-based firm from taking over operations at a Port Newark container terminal, saying the federal government has not given them assurances about security issues.