Pa., NJ Lawmakers Float Plans To Reform Del. River Authority

Law360, Philadelphia (March 26, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT) -- Pennsylvania and New Jersey legislators have introduced plans to reform the Delaware River Port Authority, responding to growing criticism of the bi-state agency that spends $325 million a year overseeing four bridges and a mass transit line.

Two Pennsylvania legislators — Sen. John Rafferty, R-Philadelphia, and Rep. Mike Vereb, R-Montgomery — released co-sponsorship memos last week seeking support for changes, including an end to economic development projects, limits to employee perks and legislative control over appointments to the body. New Jersey Sen. Joseph Pennacchio, R-Essex, is also...
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