Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or involving two states: bistate cooperation in combating crime.

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  • adj. Spanning two states

Etymologies

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bi- +‎ state

Examples

  • The bistate agency's debt has more than doubled in the last decade, to $19.5 billion from $9.1 billion in 2001, and "will remain a burden for years to come," wrote a panel of four commissioners to Messrs.

    Trade Center Costs Seen Skyrocketing

  • When he lost the 1920 election, he took her with him to the planning group developing a bistate “authority” for the Port of New York – New Jersey.

    Belle Moskowitz.

  • Officials from the city and the bistate Port Authority have been engaged in intense talks as they try to back financing for two office towers at the site, which would be built and owned by private developer Larry Silverstein.

    Bloomberg and Silver: Strange Bedfellows in WTC Offensive Against Port Authority

  • Associated Press A report alleges a bistate commission responsible for New York Harbor allowed a convicted felon to keep his license to handle goods, misused Homeland Security grant money and hired unqualified applicants.

    Waterfront Anti-Corruption Panel Is Faulted

  • The report alleges that the bistate commission allowed a convicted felon to keep his license to handle goods on the waterfront, failed to track $600,000 in federal Homeland Security grant money and hired unqualified applicants.

    Waterfront Anti-Corruption Panel Is Faulted

  • Of course, there are many steps before that plan becomes anything more than a concept, as the bistate Port Authority would first need to be convinced that spending nearly $2 billion of highly sought money meant for regional transportation is a worthy investment, one that would come before actually rebuilding a train station.

    The Accidental Ingenuity of James Dolan

  • The bistate agency, which manages bridges, tunnels, airports and transit in New York City and northern New Jersey, said the lack of buyers Wednesday will have "no impact" on current Port Authority capital projects because the sale was held well in advance of the need for funds.

    Buyers Shun Port Authority Note Sale

  • A P.rt Authority spokeswoman says the bistate agency still expects J.P. Morgan to move to the site.

    J.P. Morgan's Good Office Deal?

  • The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the bistate agency that owns the closely watched site, made cuts this month to the design of a $2.5 billion transit hall, possibly creating additional delays.

    For WTC Site, Delays Prove Costly

  • The board of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the bistate agency that owns the site, is expected to discuss the matter Thursday and could vote to authorize a pause in the construction process to allow Merrill's design needs to be accommodated.

    Merrill Restarts Talks to Move

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