A New Jersey legislative committee has ordered current and former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie and two officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to testify in the committee’s probe of politically motivated traffic jams last year near the George Washington Bridge.
New Jersey taxpayers will pay $340 per hour for law firms to represent some state employees as lawmakers and prosecutors investigate lane closures near the George Washington Bridge.
The report finds former Port Authority official David Wildstein and ex-Christie aide Bridget Kelly were behind the closures.
Assemblyman John Wisniewski said the lack of cooperation from ex-aides Bridget Kelly and Bill Stepien raises questions about the thoroughness of the report due out soon.
The season may have changed but old man winter is still haunting some students in New Jersey.
Students in Fort Lee, N.J., will miss out on the opportunity to sleep in, or watch their favorite cartoons, on a couple of Saturday mornings this month.
Lawyers for fired Christie staffer Bridget Kelly and two-time campaign manager Bill Stepien argued Tuesday that complying with the subpoenas carries the risk of self-incrimination.
The Rutgers-Eagleton poll released Wednesday finds more New Jersey residents disapprove of the way Gov. Chris Christie has handled recovery from Sandy.
For four days in September, traffic jams ostensibly orchestrated for political purposes clogged streets and trapped motorists in their cars for hours.
Newly unredacted documents clear up some of the minor mysteries in the political payback scandal surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
Thursday’s town hall meeting in Monmouth County was the first since a political payback scandal engulfed his administration.
Sokolich also was asked to provide documents. The Bergen County Record reported t hat Sokolich sent a letter back to attorney Randy Mastro on Monday declining the request.
A review by The Associated Press has concluded that a traffic jam on the George Washington Bridge deliberately orchestrated by members of Gov. Chris Christie’s staff did not lead to anyone’s death or seriously compromise their medical care.
About a dozen people took part in a noontime protest Tuesday near the base of the George Washington Bridge, where unannounced lane closures last September snarled traffic and made Fort Lee residents miserable for four days.
A brutal winter packed with snow days has put local schools in a predicament. Now, some New Jersey schools are considering Saturday make-up days.