New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appointed an independent reviewer to investigate any suspected misconduct in his office, among the recommendations in an internal analysis of the George Washington Bridge traffic jams.
The moonscape highways around Fort Lee, New Jersey, have left cracked axles, bent rims and chunks of tire strewn across the lot at George Washington Bridge Towing. While the traffic jams Governor Chris Christie’s crew engineered here are gone, these broken vehicle parts show that the consequences of their boss’s economic choices endure.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s former ally David Wildstein told colleagues that he got clearance from the “front office” for the George Washington Bridge lane closings, Christie told investigators.
Anthony Sartor resigned after serving 15 years on the board of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, becoming the second commissioner to exit as the agency is probed by federal and local prosecutors.
New Jersey Assemblyman John Wisniewski, co-chairman of a panel investigating intentional traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge, said the committee may call witnesses to testify as soon as next month.
Aon Plc was sued by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey which claims the insurance broker kept unauthorized commissions and failed to return premium overpayments, causing the agency to pay millions of dollars more than it should have.
Two former top aides to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie don’t have to give documents about the George Washington Bridge lane closings to state lawmakers, a judge ruled, setting back the legislature’s probe into who ordered the traffic tie-ups and why.