The bipartisan group of politicians, all women, threw their support behind a bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., that would also pull tax exemptions from other professional sports leagues.
New Jersey lawmakers advanced a bill designed to improve transparency and accountability at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Regina Egea testified before a legislative panel that is investigating the closures.
New Jersey lawmakers investigating the traffic jams at the heart of the scandal engulfing Gov. Chris Christie said Friday that federal prosecutors have ordered them to share documents they have gathered.
Democrats have warned that they will issue more subpoenas in the “Bridgegate” scandal that is threatening Gov. Chris Christie’s administration.
Gov. Chris Christie on Friday defended a report by taxpayer-funded lawyers who cleared him of any involvement in closing lanes near the George Washington Bridge for political reasons, saying it “will stand the test of time.”
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 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.
New Jersey lawmakers have complained they have not had much luck getting answers from the Port Authority about the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal.
On the steps of the steps of the Statehouse in Trenton, Garden State Equality’s Troy Stevenson said Thursday that the time is now for gay marriage in New Jersey.
The $32.9 billion negotiated budget is similar to the one Gov. Christie proposed. Sens. Weinberg and Pou voted ‘no’ because the budget contains no money to expand preschool or fund women’s health clinics.
The proposal is different than those made by the New Jersey Assembly, but now, the state Senate has released its gun control legislation.
Currently, the display system shows drivers that the toll has been paid but not how much has been deducted from their account.