Issues: PANYNJ (Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)

JFK Airport Safety Update

Speakers from the Port Authority will be on hand to discuss improvements in security at JFK

airport since the 9/11 attacks.

September 20, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Senator Fuschillo Blasts Port Authority Toll Increase on WABC Radio

Clip from Senator Fuschillo's August 19th appearance on the Joe Crummey show (WABC 770 radio), where he discusses his opposition to the Port Authority's toll increase plan and calls for an independent forensic audit of the Port Authority & re-evaluation of Port Authority's leadership.

August 22, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO STATEMENT ON PORT AUTHORITY’S APPROVAL OF TOLL INCREASES

“The Port Authority’s decision to raise tolls is a step in the wrong direction for New York State.  

August 19, 2011
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From the Desk of Senator Jack M. Martins

No thanks, I’ll swim…

After eight years as a mayor and these past eight months as a New York senator, I thought no instance of financial inefficiency could shock me anymore. I was wrong. This past week the Port Authority proposed fee hikes so extraordinary, so out of touch, that they took my breath away.

August 17, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO LETTER TO PORT AUTHORITY BOARD URGING THEM TO REJECT TOLL INCREASE PROPOSAL

Following is a letter Senator Fuschillo sent to the Port Authority's Board of Commissioners urging them to reject a proposal to raise tolls on the Lincoln and Holland Tunnels, the George Washington Bridge, and the bridges connecting Staten Island and New Jersey. The Port Authority Board is scheduled to vote on the proposal on August 19th.

August 16, 2011
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August 16, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Public Hearing: PUBLIC HEARING: PORT AUTHORITY'S PROPOSED TOLL & FARE HIKES

Port Ivory/Howland Hook40 Western Ave.Staten Island, NY  10303718-330-29508 a.m. (

August 16, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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EXPRESS YOUR OUTRAGE ABOUT THE PORT AUTHORITY'S PROPOSED TOLL HIKES AT PUBLIC HEARINGS TOMORROW, TUESDAY, AUGUST 16!

1st HEARING: Port Ivory/Howland Hook40 Western Ave.Staten Island, NY  10303718-330-29508 a.m. (

August 15, 2011
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Join the Fight to Stop The Port Authority's Toll and Fare Increase

Last week, the Port Authority unveiled a proposal that would dramatically raise tolls and fares on Staten Island’s three bridges and the busiest entries into New York City, once again punishing the

August 11, 2011
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August 10, 2011
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FIGHT TO STOP PORT AUTHORITY TOLL INCREASES

On August 19th, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey will vote on a proposal to increase tolls on some the busiest bridges and tunnels in the New York area. If approved, drivers with E-Z pass will be facing a fifty percent increase in round-trip tolls to use the George Washington Bridge, the Lincoln and Holland Tunnels, and the bridges connecting Staten Island and New Jersey. Families which are struggling to get by should not have to pay substantially more just to get to work or visit a loved one.

August 10, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO APPLAUDS GOVERNOR CUOMO FOR DECLARING PROPOSED PORT AUTHORITY TOLL INCREASE A “NON-STARTER”

           “Governor Cuomo declaring the Port Authority’s toll increase proposal a ‘non-starter’ earlier today is welcome news for families and businesses that would have borne the brunt of these absurd and unfair increases. 

August 9, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CALLS ON PORT AUTHORITY BOARD AND GOVERNORS CUOMO & CHRISTIE TO REJECT OUTRAGEOUS TOLL INCREASE PROPOSAL

           “The Port Authority’s proposal to dramatically raise tolls is both absurd and insulting to the overburdened residents and businesses who will be forced to pay substantially more to use the bridges and tunnels. 

August 6, 2011
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SENATOR ANDREW J. LANZA CALLS PORT AUTHORITY’S PROPOSED TOLL & FARE HIKES UNJUSTIFIED

The Port Authority today announced that the commuters of Staten Island will once a

August 5, 2011
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SENATOR MONTGOMERY HONORS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENT DOROTHY BURNHAM, A BROOKLYN “RENAISSANCE WOMAN”

The lifetime achievements of Brooklyn native Dorothy Burnham were recognized and lauded by NYS Senator Velmanette Montgomery (D-Brooklyn) during the reading of a Senate resolution, which was unanimously passed by the full Senate during the final days of the 2011 Legislative Session. The resolution paid tribute to Dorothy Burnham’s many notable contributions to our public education system, the advancement of civil rights, and to the promotion of racial and economic equality. Ms. Burnham was also honored for her designation as recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by the New York Friends of the People's World. “Dorothy Burnham is a Renaissance Woman,” said Senator Montgomery.

July 11, 2011
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Senator Dilan Tours New York Container Terminal in Staten Island

 

Senator Dilan joins members of the International Longshoreman’s Association during a recent tour of the New York Container Terminal in Staten Island.

November 18, 2010
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RSVP for Senator Savino's Virtual Town Hall

Have your voice heard! Senator Diane J. Savino invites you to participate in a Virtual Town Hall.

Topics covered will include, the MTA, mass transit service, bus and ferry services, quality of roads, quality of the ride, traffic congestion and commuter tolls and fees.

Have your voice heard!

When: April 20, 2010

Time: 7:00 – 8:00 pm

-Call 1-800-393-7044 and leave a voicemail question. Your question will be transcribed and read at the Town Hall. You can call in starting today through the event.

April 9, 2010
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L.E.S. ‘beach pier’ won’t see W.T.C. steel storage

Feature article in The Downtown Express

By Julie Shapiro

The Port Authority scrapped its plan to use Pier 42 for a staging area for World Trade Center construction after an outcry from local residents and elected officials.

October 2, 2009
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September 30, 2009
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