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Controversy Should Not Diminish Port Authority’s Essential Work

Written by Robert Douglass on . Posted in Features, Opinion

To acknowledge the obvious, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has recently been beset by controversy. While the questions being raised appropriately command our attention and commitment to discovery and reform, they also risk distracting us from a larger point: the essential nature of the Port’s good work and its indispensable role as our most potent vehicle for regional public investment and cooperation. Although I have been an observer and participant in state, regional and city government… [More]