Michael Drewniak

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

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New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Panel Orders 4 To Testify

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.

04/22/2014

The George Washington Bridge on Jan. 9, 2014. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie’s Spokesman Testifies Before Federal Grand Jury In ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal

Doug Burns, a former federal prosecutor not involved in the ‘Bridgegate’ scandal, said the U.S. Attorney’s Office likely believes a closer look is warranted.

04/05/2014

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

Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office/file)

N.J. Asks Appeals Court To Make Sports Betting Legal

New Jersey officials say they want to shine a light on sports gambling by legalizing it, arguing in a U.S. appeals court that betting on games can’t be eliminated but can be controlled.

06/26/2013

Julie Hermann (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

New Rutgers Athletic Director Denies Allegations Of Past Abuse

Julie Hermann was tapped for AD after a scandal surrounding the Rutgers men’s basketball head coach led to several firings.

05/26/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Governor Chris Christie Plans To Speak With Rutgers Officials Over Hermann

The Hermann problem has popped up when many thought the worst was over, and that the Rutgers athletic department could start focusing on its move to the Big Ten in 2014.

05/26/2013

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With Legalized Sports Betting On Tap, NCAA To Move Championship Games Out Of N.J.

The college athletic association said that it cannot host games in states where gambling is allowed in them. New Jersey plans to license sports betting as soon as Jan. 9.

10/16/2012

Gov. Chris Christie  (credit: Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Lack Of State Oversight Has Reportedly Led To Widespread Problems At N.J. Halfway Houses

Roughly 5,100 inmates have escaped from the state’s privately run halfway houses since 2005, according to a report. By contrast, the state’s prisons had three escapes in 2010 and none in the first nine months of 2011.

06/17/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie, Wife Seek Extension For Filing Tax Returns

The governor’s office said the Christies have filed for a six-month filing extension, though it did not specify why it was sought.

04/17/2012

Members of the New Jersey Supreme Court - Justice Anne M. Patterson; Justice Barry T. Albin; Justice Helen E. Hoens; Judge Dorothea O'C. Wefing (top) and Justice Virginia Long; Chief Justice Stuart Rabner; Justice Jaynee LaVecchia (bottom) (credit: New Jersey Courts)

Christie Pressed To Make NJ Supreme Court More Diverse

Groups representing minorities in New Jersey have appealed to Gov. Chris Christie to make the state Supreme Court more diverse. The Legislative Black Caucus sent a letter this month urging Christie to use his next appointment to nominate a minority.

10/21/2011

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Officials Want Probe Of Elizabeth School Lunch Program

The action comes amid a report that a principal, the school board president, and a supervisor of custodians had enrolled their children in the free or reduced lunch program even though they don’t meet requirements.

08/23/2011

Rendering of new platform at New York Penn Station - Credit: ARC

It’s Time For NJ To Pay Up For Cancelled Tunnel

Tuesday is the deadline for New Jersey to repay costs associated with the scuttled Hudson River rail tunnel.

01/25/2011

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie

Christie Unapologetic About Vacationing During Blizzard

No regrets and no apologies from Gov. Chris Christie, who was vacationing in Disney World with his family while New Jersey was being battered by the fifth largest storm in the last 100 years.

12/31/2010

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