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Weinberg Wants Answers For Bridge Backup

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Senator Loretta Weinberg has written a blistering open letter to the Port Authority looking for answers as to why the George Washington Bridge was closed back in September without any warning affecting hundreds of New Jersey commuters.

Specifically, she wants to know if these lane closures were the result of political retaliation by Governor Christie against the Mayor of Fort Lee for not backing his reelection campaign.

Weinberg attended a Port Authority meeting last week in hopes of getting some answers which did not happen. She mentioned in her letter that in fact the question and answer session of that meeting that is held specifically for the public was actually closed to them.

In the letter Weinberg also states that, “Apparently the Freedom of Information Act requests are routinely stonewalled or just ignored.” She hopes that she doesn’t have to wait months to get more information on these lane closures and she feels like something is extremely fishy here.

Weinberg’s letter went on to say, “At the public meeting votes are taken to spend literally millions of dollars and the commissioners seem to have no discussion.”


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