The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's plan to increase tolls is just the latest in a series of cost saving measures -- is there a cautionary tale from other urban centers or a creative model the region can follow?
While they had a chance to reflect after marathon sessions that dragged into the summer, MetroFocus caught up with some of New York’s newest representatives to find out how they’ve been dealing.
As the city shuts Bronx New School after finding contamination there, other schools on leased property remain open and could pose a danger to the health of their students and staff. Gotham Gazette reports.
Three uniformed departments in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are currently embroiled in scandals over racism within their ranks.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will support a toll hike, but one that is substantially less than originally proposed by the Port Authority, reported ABC News. ABC reported that the governors will support a toll increase of $1.50 at peak hours, and a 25 cent increase on PATH fares.VIDEO
New policies by the HIV/AIDS Service Administration make it even more difficult for people living with the disease to obtain affordable housing, let alone pay for it.
Snooki and the gang are in Italy for the season but New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hits his state's beaches to highlight the importance of clean water and a thriving tourism economy.VIDEO