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.
A legislative committee investigating the role of Gov. Chris Christie’s administration in September’s lane closures at the George Washington Bridge issued 12 more subpoenas during a meeting Monday.
Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich has launched more claims against Governor Chris Christie’s administration.
Gov. Christie says he began asking about the traffic jams in Fort Lee last year soon after he heard they were a source of contention.
Twenty people and organizations close to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are due to turn over emails, text messages and other documents involving an apparent vindictive plot to block traffic near the George Washington Bridge, though almost all the subpoena recipients have requested more time.
A former ally of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said that he knew about massive tie-ups near the George Washington Bridge as they were happening.
The subpoenas will force Christie’s political arm to turn over such things as: emails, texts, phone messages, and records dealing with the decision to close access lanes from Fort Lee to the bridge in September – if they indeed exist.
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.
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.