New Jersey Governor Chris Christie refuted the testimony of former Port Authority executive David Wildstein, who testified on Tuesday that Christie knew about the lane closings all along. Christie said, "I knew nothing about the lane reassignments before they happened, as they were happening. Show More Summary
Despite New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's previous denial that he had real-time knowledge of the politically-motivated traffic jams on the GWB, Bloomberg reports that, David Wildstein testified that Christie was told of events asShow More Summary
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was aware of and supported a plan to close lanes at the George Washington Bridge in 2013 in an act of political payback, a key prosecution witness testified Tuesday at the criminal trial of two former Christie associates. David Wildstein, a former executive at the...
When New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was told of politically motivated lane closings near the George Washington Bridge in 2013, he responded with a laugh, the self-professed architect of the plot... To view the full story, click the title link.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s office turned a regional transportation agency into a “goodie bag” from which to dole out favors and funds to Democrats who might endorse the Republican during his 2013 re-election campaign, according to prosecutors’ star witness in the...
Prosecutors in the Bridgegate trial now say New Jersey Governor Chris Christie knew about the plot to shut down traffic lanes to the George Washington Bridge...
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie knew about his associates' plan to shut down lanes on the George Washington Bridge as an act of political retribution, prosecutors alleged on Monday during opening statements at the trial of two ofShow More Summary
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie knew his top allies were involved in a plan to snarl traffic near the George Washington Bridge to punish a mayor who didn’t back Christie’s re-election,... To view the full story, click the title l...
(Reuters) - Two former associates of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie went on trial on Monday over their alleged roles in the "Bridgegate" scandal, which helped derail his presidential hopes. Opening statements began in federal court...Show More Summary
Opening arguments begin today in the “Bridgegate” trial against Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni, but the focus of the scandal remains on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Kelly and Baroni are charged with nine counts of fraud and conspiracy, with the indictment alleging they arranged lane closings that caused gridlock on the heavily traveled... Show More Summary
In their opening statement on Monday, federal prosecutors alleged that New Jersey governor Chris Christie was aware of the scheme now known as Bridgegate , whereby state officials closed lanes on the George Washington Bridge—the busiest bridge in the world, to punish the mayor of Fort Lee for not endorsing the governor. Read more...
Bloomberg reports: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie knew his top allies were involved in a plan to snarl traffic near the George Washington Bridge to punish a mayor who didn’t back Christie’s re-election, prosecutors told a jury at the start of a trial. Show More Summary
New Jersey governor Chris Christie has vehemently denied knowing anything about his staff's scheme to punish a local mayor by ordering lane closures on the George Washington Bridge in 2013. But today, prosecutors in the trial against...Show More Summary
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is not expected to attend the trial this week of two former associates charged in the 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal, but the failed Republican presidential hopeful's shadow will loom over the proceedings. Show More Summary
The Bridgegate Trial involving two former members of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s administration officially began today with the process of jury selection. The two officials, Bill Baroni, a Christie appointee to the New Jersey...Show More Summary
A federal appeals court said prosecutors in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal known as “Bridgegate,” involving allies of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, need not disclose the names of unindicted co-conspirators to news media. By a 3-0 vote, the 3rd U.S. Circuit...
Today is September 6, the birthday of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R). Over the Labor Day weekend, Christie tore up a 39-year income tax reciprocity agreement between New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The action will punish Pennsylvanians who work in New Jersey by subjecting them to much higher New Jersey taxes starting January 1, 2017. Show More Summary
It looks like New Jersey will not be following New York and California in passing a $15 minimum wage -- at least not yet. New Jersey Chris Christie vetoed the measure in part out of concern for small businesses in the Garden State
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie declared a state of emergency on Saturday in three counties as the violent Tropical Storm Hermine continued moving up the Atlantic coast.
Governor Chris Christie vetoed the bill New Jersey governor Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would’ve hiked the state’s minimum wage to $15. The New York Times reports Gov. Christie spoke at a grocery store yesterday to defend the...Show More Summary