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Bridgegate Part Deux?

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Do we have another bridgegate on our hands here in New Jersey? Well, now investigators are asking whether or not Governor Christie and the Port Authority misallocated $1.8 billion in money that was supposed to be shared by New York and New Jersey for repairs of the Pulaski Skyway.

The U.S. Securities Exchange Commission, the U.S. Attorney General and the Manhattan District Attorney are questioning if New Jersey and the Port Authority were justified in deeming the Skyway as an entrance or feeder-road into the Lincoln Tunnel.

Christie’s camp hasn’t returned calls for comment, but Democratic Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg chimed in on this latest news.

“My reaction is that I’m not surprised. And that this is an administration that apparently didn’t exercise too many boundaries and as I say the kindest thing I can say about it is that they stretched the rules,” she said.

Regardless where the money came from, there is no question that these roads are in desperate need of being fixed, so who should be paying for them?

 

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