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Merge? Get It? NJ Dems to Merge Investigations on Gov Christie's Bridgegate

Merge? Get It? NJ Dems to Merge Investigations on Gov Christie's Bridgegate
New Jersey Democrats will pool their resources by merging separate legislative investigations into allegations that Gov. Chris Christie's aides blocked traffic lanes near the George Washington Bridge to create backups in a nearby town to punish the Democratic mayor.
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Angela Delli Santi
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Christie Met With Port Authority Chief Days Before 'Time For Some Traffic Problems in Fort Lee' Email

Christie Met With Port Authority Chief Days Before 'Time For Some Traffic Problems in Fort Lee' Email
One thing that jumped out at me in looking over the stories of the newly released 900 pages of documents was this little nugget from Assemblyman Wisniewski, who is leading the investigation (emphasis mine):Secondly, the documents submitted by David Wildstein and his attorney are documents they deemed specifically related to the lane closures at the George Washington Bridge as per our subpoena request.
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New Emails Show NJ Gov Christie's Aides Allegedly Rigged Traffic Jams for Political Payback

New Emails Show NJ Gov Christie's Aides Allegedly Rigged Traffic Jams for Political Payback
Emails and text messages released Wednesday link a top aide to Gov. Chris Christie to traffic jams in a New Jersey town in September that appear to have been engineered as political payback against its mayor. About a month after the emails were exchanged, a Port Authority appointee ordered closed two of three traffic lanes connecting Fort Lee to the George Washington Bridge between New Jersey and New York City, one of the world's busiest spans.
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Angela Delli Santi
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NJ State Senator Op-Ed: Christie Vetoed My Port Authority Transparency Bill

The Governor loves those vetoes! He CVd the Port Authority Transparency and Accountability bill, prime sponsored by Senator Bob Gordon and me in the Senate, and my colleagues, Assemblywoman Valerie Huttle and Assemblyman Gordon Johnson in the Assembly. He "re-wrote" the bill to include such autonomous agencies as the Passaic Valley Sewer Commission. I certainly can't imagine that this was another very cynical move by Governor Christie.
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