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Christie holds press conf March 28

Gov. Christie Gets Extension In GWB Lane Closures Lawsuits

Christie was among several defendants who were initially scheduled to respond to the lawsuits by Friday.

04/12/2014

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

Call Made For Independent Oversight Of Troubled Port Authority Of NY/NJ

On a cold March day at the George Washington Bridge it was easy to forget the hot tempers of August 2011. Drivers and PATH train riders were angered by a Port Authority proposal to dramatically hike tolls and fares.

03/03/2014

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Reports: Ex-Christie Allies Devised Toll Hike Plan In Bid To Boost Governors’ Images

Two Port Authority executives pointed by New Jersey Gov. Christie orchestrated a toll-hike plan 2011 that was later scaled back to bolster the images of New Jersey’s and New York’s governors, according to published reported.

03/02/2014

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

NJ Democrats Set To Merge GWB Traffic Jam Probe

The Assembly and Senate plan to vote Monday to establish the joint bipartisan committee with power to subpoena people and correspondence related to the lane closings and abuse of power allegations.

01/27/2014

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Key Christie Administration Officials Among Those Subpoenaed In ‘Bridgegate’ Investigation

An investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal has ramped up. A total of 17 individuals and three organizations were notified Thursday that they’d be issued subpoenas.

01/17/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers the State of the State Address on January 14, 2014 in the Assembly Chambers at the Statehouse in Trenton, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

20 Subpoenas Issued In George Washington Bridge ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal

Gov. Chris Christie hired a legal team headed by a former federal prosecutor, one day after lawmakers tapped another one to investigate an apparent political payback scandal.

01/16/2014

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Lawsuit Seeks Punitive Damages Over GWB Lane Closures

Gov. Chris Christie, Bridget Anne Kelly, Bill Baroni, David Wildstein and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are named as defendants in the lawsuit. The complaint says the defendants partook in “willful, wanton, arbitrary and egregious official conduct.”

01/10/2014

Gov. Chris Christie holds press conference on GWB lane closure scandal, Jan. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Stunned By ‘Abject Stupidity,’ Fires Aide For GWB Traffic Jams

Deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly’s employment was terminated Thursday morning effective immediately, Gov. Chris Christie said.

01/09/2014

The George Washington Bridge (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Christie ‘Outraged’ By ‘Unacceptable’ Email Exchanges Over GWB Lane Closures

Gov. Chris Christie responded Wednesday afternoon to email exchanges made public earlier in the day linking a top aide to the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal that’s been under investigation.

01/08/2014

George Washington Bridge (credit: Getty Images)

Port Authority Official Who Resigned Over GWB Lane Closure Scandal Ordered To Testify

A subpoena was issued Tuesday to David Wildstein ordering him to appear before an Assembly panel on Jan. 9, Assemblyman John Wisniewski announced Tuesday.

12/31/2013

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

New E-Mails Highlight Concerns About Controversial GWB Lane Closures

New e-mails have surfaced in the George Washington Bridge lane closures back in September, which critics have claimed were ordered for political reasons.

12/29/2013

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Report Shines New Light On Controversial GWB Lane Closures

Records show a northern New Jersey mayor pleaded for help in easing gridlock at the George Washington Bridge, a request made three years before two of the bridge’s approach lanes were suddenly blocked.

12/25/2013

Bill Baroni, Port Authority executive deputy director, has resigned amid GWB lane closure scandal. (credit: Port Authority)

Gov. Christie Put On The Defensive Over GWB ‘Traffic Study’ Scandal

A state Assembly panel has been holding hearings into the closing that took place leading to the GWB in September. Baroni said they were closed for a traffic study.

12/13/2013

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Officials On George Washington Bridge Closures: There Was No Traffic Study

Three Port Authoritiy officials testified Monday that there was no traffic study being conducted while access lanes from Fort Lee on the George Washington Bridge were closed in September, as was originally claimed.

12/09/2013

Sen. Robert Menendez and other officials in front of the Bayonne Bridge on May 20, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Officials Announce Details On Bayonne Bridge Lifting

The Bayonne Bridge is about to reach new heights to allow bigger cargo ships up the east coast, such as those that will pass through the new locks of the Panama Canal.

05/20/2013

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