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Sen. Loretta Weinberg

The report by a lawyer hired by Gov. Chris Christie is released on March 27, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Christie-Appointed Lawyer: Governor Not Involved In George Washington Bridge Plot

The report finds former Port Authority official David Wildstein and ex-Christie aide Bridget Kelly were behind the closures.

03/27/2014

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N.J. Lawmakers Drop Discussion Of Religious Exemption For Same-Sex Marriage

With gay marriage now legal in New Jersey, state lawmakers have stopped their push to codify the details through a bill — saying it is not urgent to address whether religious-affiliated organizations should be exempt.

12/16/2013

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Lawmakers Ask Congress To Probe GWB Lane Closure 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.

12/16/2013

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Panel Seeks Answers On George Washington Bridge Closures

Shutting down the access lanes from Fort Lee onto the bridge caused hours-long delays for four straight days beginning Sept. 9 and infuriated local officials who said they hadn’t been notified in advance.

11/25/2013

Vehicles on the George Washington Bridge on May 27, 2013, Memorial Day (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Port Authority Slammed For Unannounced GWB Lane Closures

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey came under fire Monday for unannounced lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last month, which caused massive traffic headaches.

10/07/2013

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

N.J. Lawmakers Say They Will Not Consider Christie Tax-Cut Plan

There was drama at the statehouse on Monday. Governor Chris Christie called a special joint session of the Legislature to ask Democrats to pass a tax-cut plan they actually sponsored.

07/02/2012

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Christie, Lawmakers Revising NJ Anti-Bullying Law

A state panel ruled it didn’t provide funding for school districts to implement the required changes. The revised proposal allows districts to be reimbursed for money they spend on anti-bullying training and staff.

03/08/2012

Doctor (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

N.J. Senate Approves Restoring Funding For Women’s Health Clinics

The State Senate approved a measure to restore $7.5 million for women’s health clinics, but Democrats failed to get a veto-proof majority.

05/24/2011

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (file)

N.J. Democrats Push For Funding Women’s Health Clinics

The New Jersey Senate was set to again vote Monday on a bill that would restore $7.5 million for women’s health clinics. Gov. Chris Christie cut the money from the current year’s budget.

05/23/2011

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

Christie The Bully? Democrats In N.J. Sure Think So

Chris Christie is known for his tough talk, but on Friday some lawmakers said he went too far. The Republican governor is under fire for a controversial comment he made about a female state senator.

04/15/2011

State Sen. Loretta Weinberg talks with then-Governor Jon Corzine (credit: AP Photo)

Lawmakers Push Bill To Remove Sexism From NJ Laws

State Sens. Loretta Weinberg, a Democrat, and Jennifer Beck, a Republican, were sponsoring the measure.

02/14/2011