NJ Bill Trio Looks To Rein In Bridge, Toll Authorities' Spending

Law360, New York (June 14, 2012, 1:32 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey Assembly panel on Thursday released a trio of legislative bills aimed at strengthening controls over the agencies that manage bridges, tolls and rail lines across the Delaware River, a move prompted by allegations of wasteful spending by employees.

The proposed legislation, directed at the Delaware River Port Authority, the Delaware River and Bay Authority, and the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission, eliminates or sharply curtails official perks, including everything from luxury-car stipends and housing allowances to personal drivers and government-issued credit cards....
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