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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers the State of the State Address on January 14, 2014 in the Assembly Chambers at the Statehouse in Trenton, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

20 Subpoenas Issued In George Washington Bridge ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal

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.

01/16/2014

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

Documents Shed Light On Possible New Motive In GWB Approach Lane Closures

The documents show that as soon as the lanes on the bridge were shut down a slew of angry emails began flooding into the Port Authority.

01/11/2014

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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

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Democrats To Christie: Let GOP Lawmakers Vote On Gay Marriage Bill

Democratic lawmakers in New Jersey stepped up their push to legalize same-sex marriage Tuesday, urging Gov. Chris Christie to allow GOP legislators to vote for the bill.

07/02/2013

New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton (file)

New Jersey State Senate Proposes Swipe Cards For Gun Background Checks

The proposal is different than those made by the New Jersey Assembly, but now, the state Senate has released its gun control legislation.

04/13/2013

Lawmakers Blast Gov Cuomo’s Budget Proposal

Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos is blasting a proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo that would allow the governor to reallocate funding approved by the Legislature.

02/07/2012

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is seen at Gracie Mansion - New York, NY - Jun 17, 2010 - Photo: Donald Bowers/Getty Images for Historic House Trust of New York City

Koch: GOP Senate Punts On Redistricting Reform

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch said the state Senate’s Republican majority was “dishonorable” for putting off the critical redistricting reform they promised in last fall’s election.

03/01/2011

Joseph Bruno (credit: AP)

Ex-NY Senate Leader Asks Court To Block Retrial

Joseph Bruno’s lawyers made the request with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan. The 81-year-old Bruno was sentenced in May to two years in prison for his conviction on two federal fraud counts.

12/25/2010