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Lawmakers subpoena Christie political strategist

5-7-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers investigating the politically motivated closure of lanes near the George Washington Bridge have issued a subpoena to Gov. Chris Christie's political strategist. An investigative committee announced the ...

Rough summer ahead for Ben Franklin Bridge users

5-7-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — It could be a rough summer for commuters who use the Ben Franklin Bridge. Delaware River Port Authority chief executive John Hanson says a $103 million construction project on the PATCO rail line on the bridge will mean less ...

Record costs clearing NJ roads this winter

5-7-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey spent a record amount clearing snow and ice from the state's roads during the winter of 2014. Transportation Commissioner James Simpson estimates the costs of clearing state, county and municipal roads could ...

New Jersey governor fundraising in Maine for GOP

5-7-14
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Maine to help raise cash for the state's Republican Party and Gov. Paul LePage. Christie, who serves as chairman of the Republican Governors Association, will attend two ...

Taxpayers’ tab $1M so far for lawyers for Christie

5-6-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey taxpayers have been billed nearly $1.1 million for a law firm's first two weeks of work for Gov. Chris Christie's office during investigations of lane closures near the George Washington Bridge. The bill comes after ...
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GWB Committee Questions Former IGA Director

5-6-14
During a hearing, members of the special committee investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures heard testimony from former IGA Director Christina Renna.
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Asw. Handlin and Asw. Caride Discuss Renna’s Testimony in GWB Investigation

5-6-14
Assemblywomen Amy Handlin and Marlene Caride discuss Christina Renna's testimony on the George Washington Bridge lane closure investigation with NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron.
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Atlantic Homeless Alliance Formed to Overhaul System

5-6-14
Officials say using the Single Point of Entry computer system will streamline all public and non-profit case files on the homeless.

Police chief wounded in accidental shooting

5-6-14
BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say the police chief of a central New Jersey town was shot in the leg when his service weapon accidentally discharged inside the town's municipal building. The shooting occurred around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday ...
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Former NJ Pinelands Commissioner Claims Politics Led to Her Replacement

5-6-14
Former New Jersey Pinelands Commissioner Leslie Ficcaglia says she has been replaced because she voted against a 22-mile natural gas pipeline.