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  1. Ex-Christie aide, ally plead not guilty in N.J. 'Bridgegate' scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Reuters

    A former top aide and a former ally to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges related to the George Washington Bridge closure scandal that has stained the prominent Republican's image. Bridget Kelly, his former deputy chief of staff, and Bill Baroni, former deputy executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, face a nine-count federal indictment that includes conspiracy and wire fraud.

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  2. UPDATE 3-'Bridgegate' dogs Christie as indictments, guilty pleas unveiledRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Reuters

    A former ally of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Friday pleaded guilty to federal charges related to the George Washington Bridge closure scandal, while two others were indicted - another blow to Christie's image at a time when he is trying to get his presidential campaign off the ground. David Wildstein, a former senior Christie appointee to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy at a U.S. district court in Newark.

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  3. NYC trucker accused of avoiding toll with device inspired by James BondRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Reuters

    A trucker accused of using a James Bond-style retractable bumper to evade a $95 toll on the George Washington Bridge has been charged with using burglary tools, police said on Thursday. Hauling a load of candy across the bridge toward New York City on Wednesday, Pablo Ortega flipped a switch on his dashboard as he approached the toll gates over the Hudson River.

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  4. New York, New Jersey lawmakers revive Port Authority reform billsRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Reuters

    New York and New Jersey lawmakers want to revive legislation that would reform the transportation agency that was embroiled in controversy with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's administration over a major bridge traffic jam. New Jersey Democrats said on Thursday they had scheduled a March 5 vote in the state Senate to try to override Republican Christie's rejection of the legislation, which included changes at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey such as the resignation of commissioners, how top executives are appointed and divestment of some real estate holdings.

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  5. New York, New Jersey lawmakers revive Port Authority reform billsRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Reuters

    New York and New Jersey lawmakers want to revive legislation that would reform the transportation agency that was embroiled in controversy with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's administration over a major bridge traffic jam. New Jersey Democrats said on Thursday they had scheduled a March 5 vote in the state Senate to try to override Republican Christie's rejection of the legislation, which included changes at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey such as the resignation of commissioners, how top executives are appointed and divestment of some real estate holdings.

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  6. New Jersey panel finds no evidence governor involved in lane closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Reuters

    A New Jersey panel investigating lane closures to the George Washington Bridge last year, which sparked a political firestorm, said in an interim report it had found no evidence that Governor Chris Christie was involved, local media reported. Christie, a potential Republican candidate for president in 2016, suffered a setback from the "Bridgegate" scandal.

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