Governance and Ethics

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was the nation’s first bistate agency. The governor of each state appoints six members of the agency’s Board of Commissioners, subject to state senate approval. Commissioners serve as public officials without pay for overlapping six-year terms.
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Financial Information

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is a financially self-supporting public agency that relies almost entirely on revenues generated by facility users, tolls, fees and rents. We receive no tax revenue from NY, NJ or NYC.
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Board Meeting Information

The Board of Commissioners meet monthly, in public, to act on agency business. Pursuant to the Port Authority’s By-laws, specific information is publicly reported concerning the conduct of its business, including disclosure of actions taken by the Commissioners, reports on business transactions, changes to rules and regulations, and a schedule for upcoming Board Meetings.
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Public Records Access

The Board of Commissioners adopted Public Records Access and Access to Personal Information Policies which can be accessed below. Under the policies, the Port Authority makes available all fulfilled Public Records requests on its website. The policy also contains procedures for submitting a public records access request as well as other pertinent information.
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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has a strong commitment to the highest standards of accountability and transparency. Our initiatives include posting an advance listing of action items being considered at the agency’s Board Meetings, webcasting all public meetings, reports on business transactions, and providing for public comment at the public Board Meetings.
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Service of Process - Notices of Claims

Notice of Location for Service on The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

Special Panel on the Future of the Port Authority

The Port Authority's Board of Commissioners has endorsed Keeping the Region Moving, the report of the Governors' Special Panel on the Future of the Port Authority.