Port Authority Chairman David Samson resigned after a report commissioned by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to probe lane closings at the George Washington Bridge recommended changes at the agency.
New Jersey lost almost 88,000 taxpayers with income of $5.5 billion to other states in 2010, according to a report by RegentAtlantic Capital LLC, a Morristown-based investment adviser, citing Internal Revenue Service data.
As two New Jersey legislative committees begin probes today of who ordered lanes closed at the George Washington Bridge and why, they’ll examine whether the resulting traffic jams had anything to do with a pair of high- rise developments just blocks away in Fort Lee.
Chris Christie began his second term as New Jersey governor with Democratic state legislators aligning in a probe of whether his administration orchestrated tie-ups at the George Washington Bridge as political payback.
While New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has lost support from state Democrats as he weathers political controversies, he may still find backing from the party’s lawmakers as they work to pass policy initiatives.
Subpoenaed documents due today from 20 people and groups with ties to Governor Chris Christie may determine whether he’s called to testify before New Jersey lawmakers about intentional traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge.
Governor Chris Christie, who says rising pension and debt payments threaten to crowd out spending on services such as public safety, risks a ratings cut as New Jersey debates how to tackle unfunded retirement liabilities.