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George Washington Bridge Probe Finds No Direct Tie To Christie

Find out what’s in the highly anticipated report.

December 5, 2014

Bridge-Scandal Panel Seeks Papers From Christie Campaign Strategist

By Melissa Hayes, The Record (Hackensack, NJ) TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey lawmakers leading the inquiry into the George Washington Bridge scandal announced Wednesday that they’ve expanded their investigation to seek documents from the top strategist on Gov. Chris Christie’s campaign. The move comes a day after Democrats questioned a former staffer in Christie’s office about […]

May 8, 2014

Christie Aide Details Workings Of Office At Heart Of Bridge Scandal

By Melissa Hayes and John Reitmeyer, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) TRENTON, N.J. — An aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie detailed the inner workings of the political outreach office at the heart of the George Washington Bridge scandal, telling lawmakers at a hearing Tuesday about a supervisor who seemed to take orders rather than […]

May 7, 2014

Democratic Leaders Of Investigative Panel Mull Next Move In Bridge Probe

By Michael Linhorst and Melissa Hayes, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) HACKENSACK, N.J.—Democrats leading the panel investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures met with their lawyer Thursday to decide their next move, one day after a judge ruled that they could not compel two central players in the controversy to hand over documents. Also weighing on […]

April 11, 2014

Judge: Christie Ex-Aides Kelly, Stepien Can Withhold Documents In Bridge Probe

By Shawn Boburg, The Record (Hackensack, NJ) HACKENSACK, NJ—Two key figures in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal do not have to comply with legislative subpoenas demanding that they turn over documents, a judge ruled Wednesday, delivering a setback to lawmakers whose probe linked the closures to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s office earlier this […]

April 10, 2014

Chris Christie Is Innocent! (According To His Lawyers, That Is)

New Jersey taxpayers can sleep soundly tonight. Their governor is not a crook, and he did not order lane closures on the George Washington Bridge as political payback. That’s what a taxpayer-funded internal investigation conducted by supporters of Governor Chris Christie (R) would have them believe, at least. The report, released Thursday, is the result […]

March 27, 2014

Former Christie Aides Seek To Block Subpoenas In Bridge Inquiry

By Joseph Tanfani, Tribune Washington Bureau TRENTON, N.J. — It’s a question that might hold the key to explaining last fall’s traffic jam at the foot of the George Washington Bridge: What came before the now-infamous email, “Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee”? Bridget Kelly, the former aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris […]

March 11, 2014

Fired Christie Aide Invokes 5th Amendment, Declines To Produce Subpoenaed Documents

By Melissa Hayes and Shawn Boburg, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) HACKENSACK, N.J. — Federal prosecutors investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures have demanded documents from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s office, he said Monday, a development that puts him at the opposite end from the kind of probe he once led as the state’s […]

February 4, 2014