Andrea Bernstein appears in the following:
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Your tolls at work: It’s cost $301,003 so far for top legal talent to represent Port Authority of New York and New Jersey staffers involved in the Bridgegate scandal.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
The Mayor is in Italy on vacation — while there was a controversial death in police custody.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
New York's governor is building a new Tappan Zee Bridge, funded by tolls. How much more will drivers have to pay? He's not as forthcoming about that bit.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
As a LIRR strike looms, Governor Cuomo sits on the sidelines while Mayor de Blasio plans a 10-day vacation to Italy.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
John Degnan, nominated by Christie to replace David Samson, says he would have taken immediate action upon learning that lanes had been closed on the George Washington Bridge.
Thursday, July 03, 2014
The governors of New York and New Jersey released a preliminary report detailing fixes for the besieged Port Authority. But it mostly restates problems already extensively aired in the wake of Bridgegate.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Andrea Bernstein, senior editor for politics and policy for WNYC News, looks at both the way NJ Gov. Christie is negotiating the politics of climate change in the state while seeking national Republican support, plus the investigation into the funding of the Pulaski Skyway repairs by the PA at the governor's insistence and new Bridgegate phone records.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Gov. Christie’s former top man at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, David Samson, was in frequent contact with top aides at the statehouse during the week lanes were shut down at the George Washington Bridge, newly released documents show.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The New York Times had some juicy details Tuesday of the Manhattan District Attorney's investigation into the Christie administration's use of Port Authority funds to pay for NJ roads. Among them: a memo trail of legal objections to the move, which may violate bondholder covenants. But on January 16, ...
Monday, June 23, 2014
New Jersey is growing hotter, wetter, and sinking faster into the sea than almost any other state in the nation. Yet climate change isn't a topic that the state's governor wants to talk about.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Democrats bare their teeth and show their lovey-dovey side as a primary in an uptown congressional race gets heated. City Hall delivers the least contentious budget in decades — and the Albany session limps to its finale.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
A year and a half after Sandy, NJ Transit now has a comprehensive plan to handle weather emergencies.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Monday, June 09, 2014
In day-long testimony before NJ’s legislative Bridgegate panel, Gov. Chris Christie's Chief of Staff Kevin O’Dowd said over and over that he didn’t ask key officials any details of the lane closure scandal.
And when, at last, he did ask questions, he took no notes.
The Bridgegate scandal was coming ...
Saturday, June 07, 2014
The balance of power in Albany starts to tilt
Sunday, June 01, 2014
A 25-lane Queens intersection had already claimed one life before 23-year-old Ella Bandes died there last year.
Friday, May 30, 2014
Mayor de Blasio had made upping the number of speed cameras near schools a key part of his push for traffic safety. But a WNYC investigation shows that the most dangerous time to be on the road coincides with the exact hour those cameras shut off.
Friday, May 23, 2014
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo rallied his party faithful at the state Democratic convention in Long Island, at the same time trying to temper mounting frustration from those on his left. Meanwhile, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took flack this week for never mentioning the state of Israel during a ...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
New York's governor has more campaign cash than the governors of several states combined. But less than 1% comes from small donors.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio's budget was all good news — which was not the case for Gov. Chris Christie.