Port Authority vows to follow N.Y., N.J. public information laws

Getting ahead of pending legislation intended to enhance transparency at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the agency today adopted a freedom of information policy that will abide by the laws of New York State and New Jersey.

The Port Authority Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the new policy during this afternoon's monthly meeting, which was held in Jersey City under the agency's new policy of rotating meeting locations.

Details of the policy are to be crafted by the agency's general counsel in conjunction with the board secretary, and the final policy will which be adopted by the board and take effect no later than January 1, said Chairman John Degnan. Continue>>>