Panel Investigating Bridge Scandal Enlists Rod Blagojevich Prosecutor; Subpoenas Coming Soon

The NJ state legislative committee investigating the GWB lane closures will hire Reid Schar, the former federal prosecutor who put Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich behind bars.
Panel Investigating Bridge Scandal Enlists Rod Blagojevich Prosecutor; Subpoenas Coming Soon

Via NJ.com:

TRENTON — The state Legislature is about to investigate one of the region’s oldest, most secretive and most powerful agencies from top to bottom.

And the investigation of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey could go well beyond the George Washington Bridge lane closures, a scandal that could threaten Gov. Chris Christie’s political future.

In what is widely seen as a serious sign, an Assembly committee that will officially be formed today plans to hire Reid Schar, the former federal prosecutor who put Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich behind bars.

The bipartisan committee will be made ...

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