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Port Authority Executive Director Rick Cotton took to the road on Wednesday May 20 visiting both JFK and Newark Airports taking the opportunity to highlight the economic importance of these airports and seeking $3 billion from Congress in relief funds to offset high losses created by the Coronavirus. Speaking at Terminal 5 with the JFK air traffic control tower and the TWA hotel as a backdrop, Cotton stated,“ I’m here in connection with the announcement of our ask to Washington for federal aid. I am delighted that more than 20 partners of the NYNJ congressional delegation are supporting our request, ” he said. Read more…

Small Queens business help on the way with $310 billion more PPP vows Congressional delegation

The Queens Chamber of Commerce held its second webex for small business relief with the Queens Congressional delegation today to discuss focused support for small business through the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loan program run directly through lenders designed to help small employers fund payroll costs. This can be of great assistance to the many businesses that serve the Port Authority airport of JFK and LGA in Queens. Many of these concessions, restaurants and business services have been devastated by the Covid-19 virus. Read more…
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