NJ Sen. Looks To Boot Port Authority Board Members

Law360, New York (March 25, 2014, 8:04 PM EDT) -- New Jersey Sen. Raymond Lesniak, D-Union, introduced a bill Monday that would upend the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's board of directors, dumping its embattled chairman and two others, and replacing them with nominees who lack political connections.

Lesniak announced S-1912, which would clean house at the Port Authority, replacing three current board members with nominees selected by nonpartisan transportation and infrastructure public interest groups. Unlike the current system for appointing Port Authority directors, under S-912, the trio of public-interest nominees would not...
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