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Judge Overturns New York City's Ban On Styrofoam ContainersA New York Supreme Court judge has overturned New York City's ban on plastic foam containers such as egg cartons and to-go cups.
Industry Groups Sue To Stop NYC's Plastic Foam Container BanCoalition members from The Restaurant Action Alliance NYC said Thursday their lawsuit filed in Manhattan state supreme court seeks to block the ban that's set to go into effect July 1.
Lawyer For Longtime Christie Aide: Bill Stepien 'Never Lied To Anyone' In Bridgegate ScandalBill 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.
Chris Christie Was 'Nervous' After George Washington Bridge Scandal Linked To AidesThe notes show Christie pulled together key members of his government and political teams after the scandal broke.
Christie: Port Authority Chairman David Samson Resigns Amid GWB ScandalGov. 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.''
Christie-Appointed Lawyer: Governor Not Involved In George Washington Bridge PlotThe report finds former Port Authority official David Wildstein and ex-Christie aide Bridget Kelly were behind the closures.
NJ Lawmakers Investigating GWB Lane Closure Scandal Express Skepticism Over Coming ReportAssemblyman 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.
20 Subpoenas Issued In George Washington Bridge 'Bridgegate' ScandalGov. 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.
Gov. Christie Talks Hurricane Sandy Relief In ManahawkinChristie and Community Affairs Commissioner Richard Constable III were in Manahawkin to announce that $800 million in Sandy housing recovery funds had been dispersed.
N.Y. State Court Of Appeals Reinstates Bloomberg Outer Borough Taxi PlanUnder the plan the TLC will be able to issue 18,000 hail licenses over the next three years – 20 percent must be handicapped-accessible.
Judge Tosses Lawsuit Seeking To Block E-Hailing AppsLivery cab owners sued, arguing that the virtual hail apps violate a law that prevents yellow cab drivers from setting up prearranged rides with passengers.
NY Skyride Loses Suit Over Street Hawker ArrestsTicket hawkers for NY Skyride at the Empire State Building will have to get vending licenses to continue selling tickets on the street.