Hudson High Jinks: 2 States, 1 Port Authority, Lots of Politics

But in the 1990s, Republican New York Gov. George Pataki began the tradition of appointing political allies to positions of power at the Port Authority. "What it did clearly in hindsight was it started to create two separate agencies in one building," says Thomas Wright, executive director of the Regional Plan Association in New York. Listen to the story on NPR.