Assemblyman John Wisniewski

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Report Released On Findings From Committee Probing Bridgegate Scandal

It has been more than a year since the lane closure scandal on the George Washington Bridge, and a legislative committee has been investigating why the three access lanes were shut down – snarling traffic.

12/04/2014

The football field at Sayreville High School in Sayreville, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Last Of Seven Sayreville High School Student Accused Of Hazing Surrenders To Police

The six other students, ranging in age from 15 to 17, were arrested Friday night in connection with the assaults at regional football power Sayreville War Memorial High School.

10/11/2014

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Could A Gas Tax Hike Be In New Jersey’s Future?

Pressure is building in New Jersey to hike the state tax on gasoline. Is there a crack in Gov. Christie’s firm wall of resistance?

09/25/2014

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Legislators Want Answers About PA Officers Silenced During ‘Bridgegate’ Closures

Documents first obtained by CBS 2 showed 11 Port Authority police officers on duty at the George Washington Bridge during the late closures had safety concerns, and lawmakers on Thursday wanted to know why the concerns were silenced.

09/04/2014

The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge, which connects Fort Lee, NJ, and New York City, is seen on January 9, 2014 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is currently caught in a political scandal, in which one of his aides ordered The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to purposely cause traffic jams at the on-ramps to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, NJ, due to political disagreements between Governor Christie and the mayor of Fort Lee. Christie claims he had no knowledge of issue and has since fired the aide.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Attorney: Port Authority Cops Complained About ‘Bridgegate’ Closures At The Time

Drivers were not the only ones complaining about the massive traffic tie-ups near the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, New Jersey nearly a year ago.

09/03/2014

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N.J. State Assembly Approves Bill To Make Salt Water Taffy Official State Candy

The New Jersey State Assembly on Monday approved a bill that would make salt water taffy the official state candy.

06/16/2014

New Jersey Turnpike Newark Bay-Hudson County Extension as seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)  CLICK to enlarge

Assemblyman Calls Plan To Privatize N.J. Turnpike Tolls ‘Ludicrous’

Some lawmakers and toll collectors were less than enthused Tuesday with a plan by the News Jersey Turnpike Authority to privatize toll collections on the turnpike and the Garden State Parkway.

04/29/2014

A hearing of the New Jersey Joint Legislative Committee into the “Bridgegate” scandal. (Credit: CBS 2)

Tempers Flare Amid Partisan Bickering At ‘Bridgegate’ Committee Hearing

Democrats have warned that they will issue more subpoenas in the “Bridgegate” scandal that is threatening Gov. Chris Christie’s administration.

04/08/2014

Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880 Jan. 10, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Christie Administration Criticized For Handling Of Pulaski Skyway Reconstruction

The northbound lanes of the Pulaski Skyway will soon be shut down for expensive renovations, but you might be surprised at who is paying for that work.

03/31/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks onstage at "Howard Stern's Birthday Bash" presented by SiriusXM, produced by Howard Stern Productions at Hammerstein Ballroom on January 31, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

Attorney For Former Port Authority Exec: Christie Knew Of GWB Lane Closures As They Happened

The governor has maintained that he knew nothing of the lane closures until a state legislative panel began investigating.

01/31/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (Credit CBS 2) Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images News)

Hoboken Mayor Says Christie Camp Threatened To Withhold Sandy Funds

Hoboken’s mayor has stated in an interview that her city was going to be denied Hurricane Sandy relief money if she did not back a Gov. Christie reconstruction project.

01/18/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie enters the Borough Hall in Fort Lee to apologize to Mayor Mark Sokolich on January 9, 2014 in Fort Lee. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

N.J. Lawmaker: It Could Be Grounds For Impeachment If Christie Knew About GWB Closures

The New Jersey lawmaker heading up the state investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closures has raised the possibility of impeachment if the probe uncovers ties to Gov. Chris Christie.

01/12/2014

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N.J. Assemblyman Seeks To Broaden Definition Of ‘Distracted Driving’

Talking on cell phones and texting while driving are already illegal in New Jersey, and soon, a laundry list of other activities could be grounds for a traffic ticket.

11/26/2013

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N.J. Lawmaker: Parents Should Take Refresher Driver’s Course In Advance Of Teens Getting Licenses

New Jersey parents could find themselves going back to the classroom and taking remedial driver’s education — so their teenage kids can get a license. It’s just one of the new requirements under a teen driver safety law proposed by lawmakers.

11/29/2011