TRENTON — A former lawyer for Gov. Chris Christie has been installed as executive director of the state's ethics watchdog agency as his top aides face a series of allegations that they abused their power for political purposes.
As a result, Susana E. Guerrero, an in-house lawyer for the Republican governor from 2010 to 2012, will oversee the investigations of any ethics complaints or potential conflicts of interest concerning her former colleagues. She was appointed Tuesday.
The appointment led one former Democratic governor to question whether Guerrero should be the top ethics cop in Trento...