lane closure scandal

Bill Stepien's attorney, Kevin Marino, right, reads from his notes during a court hearing in Trenton, N.J., on March 11, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Lawyer For Longtime Christie Aide: Bill Stepien ‘Never Lied To Anyone’ In Bridgegate Scandal

Bill Stepien’s lawyer, Kevin Marino, demanded a correction to a report commissioned by Christie that exonerates the governor and concludes that Stepien lied about not having advance knowledge about the idea.

05/15/2014

Gov. Christie aide Michael Drewniak testifies before state lawmakers about GWB lane closure scandal, May 13, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Member Of Gov. Christie’s Inner Circle Testifies ‘I Had No Knowledge Or Involvement’ In GWB Lane Closures

Michael Drewniak, who has served as a spokesman for Christie since he became U.S. attorney in 2001, called the plot reckless and perplexing in an opening statement before a New Jersey legislative committee that’s investigating last September’s lane closings.

05/13/2014

Acting New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman. (credit: Office of the Attorney General)

New Jersey’s Acting AG Won’t Confirm Or Deny Bridgegate Investigation

Acting Attorney General John Hoffman says it’s office policy not to comment on “the status or existence” of criminal investigations into last September’s George Washington Bridge lane closures.

05/02/2014

FILE - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers Investigating GWB Lane Closure Scandal Express Skepticism Over Coming Report

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.

03/24/2014

Gov. Chris Christie (Jeff Zelevansky/
Getty Images News)

Protesters Again Interrupt Christie Town Hall With Complaints About Sandy Aid, GWB Scandal

Gov. Chris Christie stood by as the protesters – some shouting “New Jersey deserves better” – were escorted out by police.

03/18/2014

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

Fort Lee 911 Tapes Detail Gridlock During GWB Lane Closures

For four days in September, traffic jams ostensibly orchestrated for political purposes clogged streets and trapped motorists in their cars for hours.

02/28/2014

GWB Traffic (file/credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Previously Redacted Texts Made Public In GWB Lane Closure Probe

Newly unredacted documents clear up some of the minor mysteries in the political payback scandal surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

02/27/2014

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

Feds Subpoena Christie’s Re-Election Campaign, GOP Committee Over ‘Bridgegate’

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.

01/23/2014

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