New Jersey lawmakers probing intentional traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge asked a state court judge to force two former aides to Governor Chris Christie to turn over documents they refuse to produce.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey formed an oversight committee to improve governance at the transportation agency, which is under scrutiny after an ally of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie closed lanes at the George Washington Bridge.
Michael Chertoff, who was Homeland Security secretary under President George W. Bush, provides his outlook for the cybersecurity industry in the Nov. 18 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek. Chertoff, the chairman and cofounder of the Chertoff Group in Washington, a global risk adviser, is one of the featured speakers at Bloomberg LP’s inaugural “The Year Ahead: 2014” conference on Nov. 20-21 in Chicago.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s chairman, David Samson, hired Covington & Burling LLP senior counsel Michael Chertoff to represent him in the probe of the lane closures at the George Washington Bridge, the law firm said in an e-mail.
There is “no doubt” the U.S. engages in industrial espionage, Edward Snowden said in an interview in which he also asserted that he worked alone in disclosing mass surveillance by the National Security Agency.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s re-election campaign and the state Republican Committee received a U.S. subpoena seeking documents related to the September lane closings at the George Washington Bridge, a lawyer said.
The New York State Senate Republican Campaign Committee ended its lawsuit seeking to block a subpoena issued by an anti-corruption commission formed by Governor Andrew Cuomo after the panel narrowed its request.
The U.S. is planning for a possible wave of computer attacks against companies by hackers connected to Syria or Iran in retaliation for any military strike against the government of Bashar al-Assad, according to a person familiar with the planning.