Politics & Government

Christie aide is latest to use private emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — Those personal emails at the center of the brewing scandal for Chris Christie may have remained secret — had the public and press relied solely on New Jersey's open records law. The emails show a top aide to the Republican ...

Chief official believed NJ lane closings illegal

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A chief official says in a September email he believes the lane closings near the George Washington Bridge that caused huge traffic jams were "abusive" and violated federal law. In an angry email Sept. 13, Port Authority ...

AP: Christie pulls judicial nominee amid GWB flap

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has notified the state Senate that he is withdrawing the nomination of his acting attorney general to the Superior Court. The pulling of the nomination late Friday is another wound to an administration ...

Fort Lee Residents’ Reaction Mixed After Christie Mea Culpa

Some Fort Lee residents say they accept Gov. Christie's apology he made in a press conference, but others don't believe him.

Asm. Johnson Calls Christie’s GWB Press Conference a ‘Great Act’

Assemblyman Gordon Johnson says he finds it hard to believe that Gov. Chris Christie didn't know about the order to close lanes of the George Washington Bridge.

Pinelands Commissioners Reject Gas Pipeline Proposal

The proposed natural gas pipeline through the Pinelands did not get the required seven votes from commissioners to go forward.

Dworkin Says Christie Can Survive GWB Controversy

Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics Director Ben Dworkin says that despite the national attention the George Washington Bridge lane closure controversy is getting, Gov. Chris Christie can overcome it and continue to govern.

Political Roundtable: Jan. 10, 2014

Republican Strategist Al Gaburo and Democratic Strategist Bill Pascrell III discuss the week in politics with NJTV News Managing Editor Mike Schneider.

Assembly Transportation Committee Releases GWB Documents

The Assembly Transportation Committee released hundreds of pages of documents related to the GWB lane closures.

Town’s love-hate bond to span at heart of scandal

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Many people knew little about Fort Lee until a political scandal centering on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie enveloped the borough. Now for residents of the New York City bedroom community defined by both a feisty pride and ...