FEMA has distributed $5.4 billion in the state in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
Three-quarters of all those who appealed denial of federal Sandy aid from two popular housing assistance programs administered by the state of New Jersey wound up winning their appeals, raising new questions about the distribution of the funds.
His relevance for 2016 may be in doubt, but with 36 governors races on this year's ballots, Chris Christie matters very much in 2014. As chair of the Republican Governors Association, Christie leads the group charged with raising money for the GOP's gubernatorial candidates and getting them elected to office....
A 40-story apartment complex in exchange for Sandy aid? That's the way they roll in this New Jersey city.
The governor claimed on a radio show Monday night he didn't know anything about granting extraordinary eminent domain powers to a new higher education board in South Jersey. But Christie himself signed the bill into law less than three weeks ago.
The governor has 2 weeks to spend millions in Affordable Care Act funds or it returns to Washington.
As it takes steps to get its own house in order amid the Bridgegate scandal, the Port Authority will form a committee to take on what one official calls the "political bureaucracy" — and to investigate Chairman David Samson.
Responses to just four of the 20 subpoenas issued in the Bridgegate scandal have been provided to the special investigative committee in the New Jersey Legislature, WNYC has learned. The documents were due Monday.
Those complying are all current or former Port Authority officials: Philippe Danielides, aide to the authority ...
The governor said in a radio interview on Monday evening that his office would cooperate with the U.S. Attorney investigating his administration.
The Christie administration is coming under increased scrutiny on a number of fronts for how it’s been handling New Jersey’s recovery from Sandy. In the 14 months since the governor appointed him to be his storm czar, Marc Ferzan has rarely made public appearances or answered questions from the press. ...
The national Republican group that Gov. Christie chairs -- and that helped to elect him governor twice -- collected donations last year from at least 10 companies hired by New Jersey for Sandy relief, WNYC has learned.
A review of IRS documents released late Friday indicate that the companies, which ...
It was a tough weekend for Chris Christie. On Friday, David Wildstein, the man at the center of the George Washington Bridge scandal, alleged that evidence exists the governor had knowledge of the closures when they were happening. Christie was in the spotlight several times during the Super Bowl weekend ...
Jersey City — the state’s second largest city — was awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars less than Newark and Elizabeth, cities of comparable size and storm damage.
More than 28,000 football fans took New Jersey Transit to the Meadowlands for the Super Bowl between the Denver Broncos and Seattle’s Seahawks—and over 33,000 took the return trip.
As thousands flock to MetLife Stadium this weekend, the vision of a huge money-making entertainment complex next door has turned into a mirage.
A letter from David Wildstein's attorney says the Governor was aware of the closures in September when they happened.
As controversy swirls around Port Authority Chairman David Samson, WNYC has learned that some of Gov. Chris Christie’s closest advisers urged him to oust Samson when the Bridgegate scandal broke.
The Port Authority's Board of Commissioners will be examining "all the facts and circumstances" surrounding the burgeoning bridgegate scandal, including whether the Board's Chair, David Samson, had conflicts of interest when he voted to approve a new PATH station near Harrison, two sources familiar with the board's thinking have told ...
The New York-New Jersey Super Bowl Host Committee says the game will generate between $500 and $600 million of projected economic activity for the region. But hotel prices are falling and tickets to the game have taken a dip--kind of like the temperature in the Northeast in recent days.