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Assembly Transportation Panel Schedules Thursday Hearing to Take Testimony from former top Port Authority Official on Decision to Close Access Lanes to George Washington Bridge
(TRENTON) - The Assembly transportation panel has scheduled a Thursday hearing to hear from a former top Port Authority of New York and New Jersey official on the decision to reduce - without prior notice - the number of access lanes to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee from Sept. 9 through Sept. 13.
The Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee will meet on Thursday at noon in a committee room to be determined in the State House Annex in Trenton.
The committee has subpoenaed David Wildstein, the former Director of Interstate Capital Projects for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, concerning the decision by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to reduce, without prior public notice, the number of access lanes to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee from Sept. 9 through Sept. 13.
Former New Jersey Governor James McGreevey might remember that former Newark Mayor Sharpe James played a significant role in helping him to get that title. But regarding the highly contentious Newark mayoral race between candidates Ras Baraka and Shavar Jeffries, McGreevey told PolitickerNJ.com on Thursday that he has no interest in picking a side.Read More >
Bergen Dems demand Donovan cancel fundraiser with Christie after unlimited contributions commentsHACKENSACK - Bergen County Democratic Chairman Lou Stellato called on Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan to cancel a fundraiser scheduled for May 5 with Gov. Chris Christie after he made remarks on allowing unlimited campaign contributions to political...
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“The new agenda is charter schools. It’s a profit-making business. $500 million will not be in our hands. The school board is an advisory board. We are not going to tell the governor to unleash the dollars. Don’t be fooled. It’s not abracadabra. It’s politics.” - Paterson Mayor Jeff Jones- PolitickerNJ.com
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