The Associated Press obtained from Sen. Frank Lautenberg Wednesday a copy of a letter in which LaHood offers to credit New Jersey nearly half the money the state owes -- but only if it repays the entire amount first.
Christie says he'd be happy to discuss it personally with LaHood. Christie recently OK'd hiring a Washington law firm to fight the tunnel tab.
The governor spiked the $8.7 billion project over potential cost overruns.
Published at 9:00 AM EST on Dec 17, 2010 | Updated at 9:15 AM EST on Dec 17, 2010