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Christie Comments On Bridge Scandal Case At Mississippi Campaign Event

Chris Christie avoids any charges in the Bridgegate controversy and challenges defense attorneys to subpoena him if they want to.

May 5, 2015
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Feds Seek Travel Records Of Port Authority’s Ex-Chairman

New subpoenas suggest that the federal investigation into Chris Christie has widened far beyond Bridgegate.

February 6, 2015

Friend Offered Advice To Port Authority Executive As Bridge Scandal Raged

By Shawn Boburg, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) HACKENSACK, N.J. — Two days after an email surfaced in January linking the George Washington Bridge lane closures to a deputy chief of staff in New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s office — and with questions swirling about who else was involved — a top Port Authority executive who […]

September 9, 2014

Phone Data Sought On Christie’s Aide

By Shawn Boburg, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) HACKENSACK, N.J. — Lawmakers investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closings are going after the telephone records of a top aide of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, employing a new tactic in an apparent challenge to the aide’s earlier sworn testimony. Dozens of subpoenas issued by the state […]

August 28, 2014

Manhattan DA Probes Secret Settlement Between Port Authority, Seaport Company

By Shawn Boburg, The Record HACKENSACK, N.J. — The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office is investigating a secret $25 million legal settlement between the Port Authority and a politically connected seaport company that excused $15 million in unpaid rent at the docks in Brooklyn and Newark and handed over $10 million of public money to cover other debts. […]

August 27, 2014

Manhattan DA Opens Probe Into Port Authority

By Shawn Boburg, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) HACKENSACK, N.J.—The Manhattan district attorney has launched a wide-ranging investigation into the Port Authority, issuing a subpoena for communications between New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s office and agency officials, a source familiar with the matter said Saturday. The development signaled the opening of a new legal front in the […]

April 14, 2014

Manhattan DA Opens Probe Into Port Authority

By Shawn Boburg, The Record HACKENSACK, N.J. — The Manhattan district attorney has launched a wide-ranging investigation into the Port Authority, issuing a subpoena for communications between New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s office and agency officials, a source familiar with the matter said Saturday. The development signaled the opening of a new legal front in […]

April 13, 2014

Christie Announces Port Authority Chairman’s Resignation At Combative Press Conference

By Michael Phillis, The Record TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced Friday that David Samson, the chairman of the Port Authority, has tendered his resignation. That announcement, during an hourlong news conference, comes a day after Christie’s lengthy internal investigation cleared him of any wrongdoing in the bridge scandal. Christie answered questions […]

March 28, 2014

Port Authority Official Who Quit Amid Bridge Scandal Is Hired At Law Firm

By Kim Lueddeke, The Record (Hackensack, NJ) HACKENSACK, NJ — Bill Baroni, who resigned from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey amid scandal last year, is back at work. Hill Wallack LLP, one New Jersey’s leading law firms, announced this week that Baroni has joined the firm. Baroni previously served as the deputy […]

March 7, 2014

Republicans Say Port Authority Changes Are Needed

By Michael Linhorst, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) TRENTON, N.J. — After months of investigation, it’s time to force changes at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Republicans on the panel looking into the authority’s George Washington Bridge lane closures said on Thursday. They unveiled a series of proposals, among them requiring authorities to […]

February 21, 2014

Christie Knew About GWB Lane Closures, Lawyer For Port Authority Exec Says

By Shawn Boburg, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) HACKENSACK, N.J. — An ex-aide to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at the Port Authority on Friday disputed the governor’s account of his knowledge of the September lane closures on the George Washington Bridge. In a letter, an attorney for David Wildstein, the Port Authority executive who ordered […]

January 31, 2014