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Vote on $4 billion LaGuardia renovation is pushed back

Local News | Feb 19, 2016

Vote on $4 billion LaGuardia renovation is pushed back

NEW YORK (AP) — The board of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has delayed a vote on a $4 billion renovation of aging LaGuardia Airport. The vote was initially scheduled to be taken at Thursday’s board meeting. But a revised agenda sent out by the authority Wednesday night substituted a resolution that will keep preliminary work progressing. Board members said Thursday they need more time to review details of the massive project. The renovation announced last year by the Port Authority and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo would demolish the 52-year-old airport’s cramped buildings and replace them with a new central terminal. LaGuardia has been derided by some including Vice President Joe Biden as a “Third World” airport.