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WNYC News

A Bridgegate Legal Primer

Friday, April 04, 2014

Here's what we do know: Last September, local access lanes to the George Washington Bridge were closed with little notice, causing traffic jams, accidents and general chaos in Fort Lee for four days. The lane closures were ordered by Port Authority executive David Wildstein, with the knowledge of Bridget Anne ...

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'Exhaustive' Christie Report Omitted Port Authority

Monday, March 31, 2014

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

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Christie's 'Disgusting, Sexist' Bridgegate Report

Friday, March 28, 2014

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The internal review into Bridgegate by Gov. Christie's lawyers is being criticized as sexist.

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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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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Christie Report

Friday, March 28, 2014

NJPR reporter Matt Katz and WNYC reporter Andrea Bernstein talk about what Governor Christie's lawyer, Randy Mastro, found in his review of the governor's involvement (or lack thereof) in the George Washington Bridge closures.

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A Jilted Lover, a 'Crazy' Man and Diane Sawyer: What Christie Crisis Management Looks Like

Thursday, March 27, 2014

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Here are six takeaways from how the Christie Administration's lawyers unveiled a report from their internal Bridgegate investigation.

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If the Bridgegate Review Is Legit, It Must Answer These Questions

Thursday, March 27, 2014

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Lawyers for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will release a report this morning examining the scandals that have piled up around the governor since the discovery last fall that days of traffic jams in Fort Lee were engineered by Christie's political staffers. The governor was reelected in a landslide last ...

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Sandy Victims Question Christie at Latest Town Hall

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The governor heard about ongoing flood problems and wrangling with insurance companies, but overall, it was a gentler crowd than he's seen of late.

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New Jersey News

5 Things To Think About As Christie Investigates Christie

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

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Christie's office is expected to release an internal review of the scandals enveloping his administration, particularly Bridgegate. Here's a primer on things to consider when the report is released. 

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A Year Later...Just Five Sandy Recovery Projects Get Oversight

Monday, March 24, 2014

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Angry Sandy victims still can’t return to their damaged homes because the recovery projects aren’t getting oversight. In fact, only five programs even have a monitor. But this hasn’t kept contractors from billing for millions. 

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Christie Finally Gets Asked a Bridgegate Question at Town Hall

Thursday, March 20, 2014

It took five town hall meetings, but New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was finally asked his first question about Bridgegate.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What the New Bridgegate Emails Teach Us

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The circle of people around Chris Christie who knew about the "traffic problems in Fort Lee" is growing -- though there is still no evidence directly linking the Governor to the plan. Matt Katz, reporter for New Jersey Public Radio and WNYC, explains what the newly-released Bridgegate emails suggest about the Christie administration's involvement. See all WNYC's Bridgegate coverage on The Christie Tracker.

 

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WNYC News

Inauguration raised $660,000 for a Christie Party That Never Was

Monday, March 17, 2014

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Here's a list of lobbyists, Sandy contractors and the politically connected who donated to Gov. Chris Christie's inaugural party.

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Bridgegate in Five Minutes

Monday, March 17, 2014

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The Bridgegate and Sandy aid scandals surrounding Governor Chris Christie can be a little confusing, so we thought we'd catch you up on how this all began. New Jersey Public Radio's Nancy Solomon and Matt Katz have the story so far.

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Meet Christie's $650-an-Hour Man

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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Randy Mastro will "fight you to the end," and you certainly don't want to "meet Randy down a dark alley." And that's just what the man leading Gov. Christie's internal review of Bridgegate wants you to know.

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Prosecutor Opens Second Inquiry into Christie Ally

Monday, March 10, 2014

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Gov. Christie and Gov. Cuomo are standing by David Samson, but now federal prosecutors are looking into his mix of Port Authority leadership and private business.

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New Jersey News

NJ Officials on Misallocation of Sandy Funds: Incompetence or Politics?

Monday, March 10, 2014

A recent story by WNYC/NJ Spotlight provides further evidence of the need for new legislation requiring more monitoring over the Sandy aid process.

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Six Ways the Christie Administration Blocked Reform at the Port Authority

Monday, March 10, 2014

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Early in his first term, Gov. Christie promised to shine a light on the authorities and commissions he said were New Jersey's “shadow government." But when it came to the bi-state agency that brings in billions of dollars a year, it was more of a shadow reform.

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WNYC News

Does Chris Christie Owe Hoboken $700,000?

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

NJ Spotlight
A WNYC investigation shows the city was shortchanged in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, with towns less devastated awarded far more in emergency funds. Worst of all, Hoboken isn’t alone.

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New Jersey News

Feds Question Christie's Campaign Manager's Landlord, Attorney Says

Monday, March 03, 2014

Nine days after the smoking gun, "time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee" emails were made public in January, the FBI called Bill Stepien, Gov. Chris Christie's former campaign manager.

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