TRENTON, New Jersey (Reuters) - Trenton Mayor Tony Mack was found guilty of federal extortion and bribery charges after being ensnared in a 2010 sting operation involving the development of a parking garage on city-owned property.
(CNN) - A New Jersey mayor whose community was the scene of a now-famous traffic jam that is shaking up state politics and some say could impact the next presidential race is getting out of town for a night. Mark Sokolich of Fort Lee is headed down to Washington where he plans to attend President […]
A lawyer who deposed Hoboken, New Jersey, Mayor Dawn Zimmer told a local news outlet this week that the mayor told attorneys under oath that she did not keep a diary. Zimmer, who is accusing Governor Chris Christie of sending associates to extort her using Hurricane Sandy funding, has given the press a diary as proof of the incident. Show More Summary
The best way to stop a bully is to speak out—but disappointingly, Garden State officials waited until the governor was vulnerable to air their complaints.
The New Jersey mayor who has accused Gov. Chris Christie’s administration of threatening to withhold Hurricane Sandy relief funds unless she supported a development project said she met with a federal prosecutor to discuss the matter Sunday. Show More Summary
The New Jersey mayor who accused Gov. Chris Christie's administration of holding hurricane relief funds hostage met Sunday with federal investigators looking into Christie's alleged political retaliation and strong-arm tactics, the mayor said. Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer confirmed …
Fox News has largely moved on from the developing scandals engulfing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, even as new allegations emerge from a New Jersey mayor that the governor withheld Hurricane Sandy relief aid for political reasons.Show More Summary
The investigation into Governor Chris Christie administration’s traffic scandal for alleged political contribution will widen look into new allegations by a New Jersey mayor that Christie aides withheld Hurricane Sandy relief funds.Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New Jersey mayor who added to Governor Chris Christie's woes with fresh claims that his office punishes uncooperative local officials stuck to her story on Sunday, overshadowing the governor's fundraising trip in Florida.
Grift writ large: Two senior members of Gov. Chris Christie’s administration warned a New Jersey mayor earlier this year that her town would be starved of hurricane relief money unless she approved a lucrative redevelopment plan favored by the governor, according to the mayor and emails and personal notes she shared with msnbc. The mayor, [Read more...]
(CNN) - Gov. Chris Christie's camp pushed back hard Saturday against allegations by a New Jersey mayor that administration officials threatened to withhold Superstorm Sandy relief funding unless she supported a redevelopment plan favored by the governor. Show More Summary
Hoboken's Dawn Zimmer is the latest New Jersey mayor alleging that Gov. Chris Christie is putting the political strong arm on her. Zimmer claims that the lieutenant governor pressured her to approve a redevelopment plan favored by Christie under threat of withholding relief money the town needed following Hurricane Sandy. Show More Summary
MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki presented a jawdropping exclusive on Saturday morning’s edition of Up, with an accompanying report on their web site: Two senior members of Gov. Chris Christie’s administration warned a New Jersey mayor earlier this year that her town would be starved of hurricane relief money unless she approved a lucrative redevelopment plan favored […]
Post by Gary Baumgarten.
New Jersey mayor Dawn Zimmer revealed that the administration of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie withheld Sandy relief money for Hoboken on MSNBC's Up with Steve Kornacki this Saturday. Read more...
Steve Kornacki has an amazing piece on his MSNBC show today: Christie camp held Sandy relief money hostage, mayor alleges Two senior members of Gov. Chris Christie’s administration warned a New Jersey mayor earlier this year that her...Show More Summary
Two senior members of Gov. Chris Christie's (R) administration warned a New Jersey mayor earlier this year that her town would be starved of hurricane relief money unless she approved a lucrative redevelopment plan favored by the governor, according to the mayor and emails and personal notes she shared with MSNBC. Show More Summary
"I'm talking to you. Not me." We have a new definition for chutzpah: The feud between Gov. Chris Christie and Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop kicked into higher gear today, with a Christie spokesman accusing the mayor of engaging in “partisan...Show More Summary
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