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Andrea Bernstein

Andrea Bernstein appears in the following:

Christie Aide: I Didn't Ask, I Didn't Take Notes, I Don't Recall

Monday, June 09, 2014

WNYC

In day-long testimony before NJ’s legislative Bridgegate panel, Gov. Chris Christie's Chief of Staff Kevin O’Dowd said over and over that he didn’t ask key officials any details of the lane closure scandal.

And when, at last, he did ask questions, he took no notes.

The Bridgegate scandal was coming ...

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This Week in Politics: Crime and Punishment

Saturday, June 07, 2014

WNYC

The balance of power in Albany starts to tilt

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How Many Deaths Does It Take to Redesign an Intersection?

Sunday, June 01, 2014

WNYC

A 25-lane Queens intersection had already claimed one life before 23-year-old Ella Bandes died there last year.

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Speed Cameras Switch Off When Crashes Are at Their Highest

Friday, May 30, 2014

Mayor de Blasio had made upping the number of speed cameras near schools a key part of his push for traffic safety. But a WNYC investigation shows that the most dangerous time to be on the road coincides with the exact hour those cameras shut off.

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This Week in Politics: Cuomo versus Christie

Friday, May 23, 2014

WNYC

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo rallied his party faithful at the state Democratic convention in Long Island, at the same time trying to temper mounting frustration from those on his left. Meanwhile, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took flack this week for never mentioning the state of Israel during a ...

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News Analysis: Andrew Cuomo's 99 Percent

Thursday, May 22, 2014

WNYC

New York's governor has more campaign cash than the governors of several states combined. But less than 1% comes from small donors.

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This Week in Politics: The Politics of Budgets

Saturday, May 10, 2014

WNYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio's budget was all good news — which was not the case for Gov. Chris Christie.

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Governor Cuomo Wants Post-Sandy 'Reinvention' of NYC Transit

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

WNYC

With the MTA's next long-range capital plan due in September, Governor Cuomo has weighed in to say it should focus heavily on coping with one factor: "a changing climate."

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"You Can't Trust Anyone"

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

A former Christie staffer, Christina Renna, testified before an investigative committee yesterday - the first time a Christie official has given Bridgegate testimony. Matt Katz, reporter for NJPR explains what we learned from the testimony, including how Bridget Kelly told Renna "you can't trust anyone" after she was fired. Andrea Bernstein, senior editor for politics and policy for WNYC News, talks about her reporting on what the Bridgegate scandal means for the Port Authority and reform of the bi-state agency.

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Governors Name a Panel of Insiders to 'Reform' Port Authority

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

WNYC

Not on the committee: anyone from academia, a think tank, a watchdog group or with a transportation background.

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The Incredible Sinking Port Authority

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

WNYC

The Port Authority used to get things done, like massive bridges and futuristic airports. So how did a bi-state agency with an $8 billion budget become an emblem of political meddling and dysfunction — and how can a guy named Wally Edge help fix it?

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This Week In Politics: A Union Deal for de Blasio, Questions for Christie

Saturday, May 03, 2014

WNYC

Spring has finally sprung for Mayor Bill de Blasio as he revels in a union deal...while New Jersey Governor Chris Christie faces a yawning budget deficit, more questions on Bridgegate, and the specter of losing support in a presidential primary to former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein and ...

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Christie Makes Totally Boring Choice for Port Authority Chair

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

WNYC

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has chosen a retired insurance executive, John Degnan, to serve as chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

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Senator: Port Authority Being Raided by States

Monday, April 28, 2014

The repair of the Pulaski Skyway, Schumer noted, should not be a Port Authority project.

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Did Christie Aides Cover Up Bridgegate?

Monday, April 14, 2014

WNYC

Although Gov. Chris Christie's internal investigation says no, the trail of emails and texts among his top staffers suggests otherwise.

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This Week In Politics: A Flood of Cash

Saturday, April 05, 2014

WNYC

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wins and loses in the Albany budget....campaign reformers just lose...and new details emerge on how Chris Christie mingled campaign and government work. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein, Brigid Bergin and Robert Lewis break it all down This Week In Politics.

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How Christie's Office Used Government Employees to Win Endorsements

Thursday, April 03, 2014

The thrust of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s re-election strategy last year was to secure endorsements from Democratic officials -- and new Bridgegate documents show just how intent he was to make sure that happened.

The documents, culled by WNYC from thousands of pages released by his attorney last week ...

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'Exhaustive' Christie Report Omitted Port Authority

Monday, March 31, 2014

WNYC

Christie's investigation into Bridgegate ignores the bi-state agency at the center of the scandal.

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This Week In Politics: Christie's In-House Cleaning

Saturday, March 29, 2014

WNYC

An internal report by a group of high-powered lawyers says Christie and his allies did nothing wrong. So why did Port Authority Chairman David Samson resign?

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Fifth Christie Ally Resigns

Friday, March 28, 2014

As a close ally and confidante resigns from the Port Authority, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says in his first press conference in months that he's been "sensitized" by the bridgegate scandal.

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