New Jersey lawmakers advanced a bill designed to improve transparency and accountability at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
It moves to the full Senate after a Senate committee approved the bill on Thursday.
New Jersey Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg and state Sen. Bob Gordon are prime sponsors of the bill, which grew from lane closings at the George Washington Bridge a year ago. The closures appear to have been politically motivated.
Manhattan's skyline never looked so appetizing.
The famed skyline was rendered in vegetables on Wednesday as part of an award given by an animal welfare group.
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals declared that New York was the nation's most vegan-friendly city.
To mark the occasion, PETA commissioned the vegetable skyline, complete with a Chrysler Building made of radishes.
Suspected hate crimes against Jewish and Muslim people have increased in New York City following unrest overseas this summer, but the attacks are random and not from any organized group, police officials said Wednesday.
Deputy Chief Michael Osgood, who heads the special victims division, said there's been an increase since July 1, when reports about the unrest in Gaza and the Islamic State group became front-page news.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's bumpy win in the Democratic primary is energizing his general election opponents, who said Wednesday that a little-known liberal challenger's better-than-expected showing exposed big problems for the governor within his own party.