The statue of Joe Paterno at Penn State was pulled down in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child-sex abuse scandal that rocked the university, but now another one is planned for State College, Pa. The bronze statue would depict the coach sitting on a bench reacing “Aeneid” and would be placed outside the Tavern […]
(CNN) - A special New Jersey state legislative committee investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal that has upended Gov. Chris Christie’s administration has issued its first subpoenas for oral testimony. The panel said it had served Pat Foye, the executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, agency board member William […]
No, it’s not the George Washington Bridge. It’s the Pulaski Skyway. And it’s another charge against the Christie Administration. “Last year, the mayor of Jersey City was supposed to meet with the state’s transportation commissioner about a construction project that would temporarily close a section of the Pulaski Skyway, an aging bridge and elevated highway […]
Saturday: NY Times: Hollywood Begs for a Tax Break in Some States, Including California IRS Uses Private Company to Track Taxpayer License Plates Small Colleges Battle Death Spiral as Enrollment Drops The IRS Scandal, Day 345 Sunday: Tax Court: 'Taxpayers Rely on IRS Guidance at Their Peril' Top 5 Tax...
Jennifer Rainville, the former NY1 reporter who became entangled in the scandal involving former Channel 2 anchorman Rob Morrison, has a sweet new government job.
NJ Working Families is inviting you to show up with them Tuesday at the NJ Ethics Commission to tell them to focus on ethics issues arising from the interrelated Christie administration scandals. The group filed a complaint last month...Show More Summary
Thursday's season finale of "Scandal"went out with a bang. Literally. Bombs exploding, Papa Pope proving he really is the most immoral human being on the planet, and Olivia and Jake flying off into the sun(set) left fans in a state of shock. Show More Summary
If the scandals involving California state senators Leland Yee, Ron Calderon, and Roderick Wright have proven anything it is that the existing system for the Senate to police the ethics of its own members has been an utter failure. The...Show More Summary
Hilton Chicago has the reputation for hosting every President of the United States as a guest from the time the Stevens Hotel opened in 1927. There is a fascinating early hotel history from 1927 with the Stevens family of Chicago who built the immense hotel only to lose it in bankruptcy with the Great Depression. Show More Summary
There is more fallout from the Michigan wolf hunt scandal, in which state legislators relied on and trafficked in exaggerated and even fabricated stories about wolf incidents as they went about authorizing a hunt on the state’s small...Show More Summary
This “phony scandal” isn’t going away. With last week’s revelations that a federal watchdog office had sought disciplinary action against rank-and-file IRS employees in three states for illegally pushing the re-election of PresidentShow More Summary
With a legislative panel running into headwinds and Democratic allies having his back, the governor has a strategy
A new California Field Poll released Thursday reveals that in the aftermath of the corruption scandals involving three State Senators, the opinions of voters are turning against the performance of State Legislature incumbents. Democrats currently hold 55 seats and Republicans 25, a greater than two to one margin. Show More Summary
(CNN) – The state legislative committee investigating the role members of Gov. Chris Christie’s administration played in closing down lanes to the George Washington Bridge will continue its work despite being dealt a blow by a local judge. “We’re going to continue to look at bringing people in for testimony and we’ll continue to work […]
Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson found no basis to force Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Stepien to comply with state legislative committee subpoenas.
A New Jersey judge on Wednesday rejected the state Legislature's attempt to subpoena two important figures in the George Washington Bridge scandal, ruling that compelling them to turn over records would have violated their 5th Amendment right to not incriminate themselves.
(CNN) – Two key figures caught up in the George Washington Bridge traffic controversy that has upended the administration of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will not have to hand over information sought by a state legislative committee investigating the matter. Mercer County Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson on Wednesday dismissed the panel’s complaints that […]
THE LONG RUN: Gov. Chris Christie’s fate may depend on the outcomes of investigations beyond his direct control — particularly the ongoing probes by the U.S. attorney’s office and a state legislative panel. By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s credibility may be the biggest casualty of the Bridgegate scandal,...
The state of New Jersey doesn't believe Chris Christie's claims of ignorance to the Bridgegate scandal, according to a new Quinnipiac poll out Wednesday. In the survey, 56 percent of registered voters called an investigation into the...Show More Summary
Enough of Maria, there's a new scandal in town, a non-event that we can all get worked up about! Sajid Javid is the new Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Equalities and all that other stuff. Apart from "Women". Mr David is a modern Tory star, but he's not female. So he [...]