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MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY TO JOIN WITH MARITIME GROUPS TO ANNOUNCE CONTRIBUTION TO "TWO STATES, ONE PORT" CAMPAIGN

Date: May 09, 2014
Press Release Number: 98-2014

The Port Authority, Urban Assembly New York Harbor School, New York Harbor School Foundation and South Street Seaport Museum will jointly announce a contribution toward the "Two States, One Port" campaign run by the maritime groups at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 12.

The event will be held at Pier 25, 225 N. Moore St. in Lower Manhattan. Among those attending will be Port Authority Executive Director Pat Foye, New York Harbor Foundation President Murray Fisher, New York Harbor School Principal Edward Biedermann, South Street Seaport Museum Interim President Jonathan Boulware, and New York City Department of Education Deputy Executive Director for Career and Work Readiness Tom Pendleton.

Media wishing to attend are asked to RSVP to the Port Authority's Media Relations Office at 212-435-7777.

Contact:
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
212-435-7777

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where construction crews are building the iconic One World Trade Center, which is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.


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