NJ Lawmakers Push For Port Authority Transparency Bill

Law360, New York (January 30, 2014, 7:21 PM EST) -- A vote by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's chairman on a project that could reportedly benefit a client of his law firm underscores the need for revived legislation in New Jersey that would boost transparency at the bistate agency, lawmakers said Thursday.

Democrats contend that Gov. Chris Christie in 2012 gutted the PANYNJ Transparency and Accountability Act, which would have subjected the agency to increased scrutiny of its management, operational decisions and financial transactions. Christie's conditional veto returned the measure to the...
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