U.S. Senator Charles Schumer of New York said he’ll oppose any attempts to divert money from about $3.5 billion remaining in funds from a superstorm Sandy aid law until the area has enough money to fully rebuild.
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’s move to raise $96 million by pledging tobacco-settlement revenue to investors may lead to additional downgrades after Standard & Poor’s cut the state’s rating this week, according to Herbert J. Sims & Co.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s press secretary, Michael Drewniak, appeared before a U.S. grand jury investigating politically motivated traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge, according to his lawyer.
A report commissioned by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie blamed former aides and allies for a four-day traffic jam that imperils his possible presidential bid, while portraying him as a decisive chief executive seeking the truth.