A Democratic lawmaker is now calling for a federal criminal investigation of the traffic-snarling local access lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last September.
N.J. Lawmaker Calls For Federal Criminal Probe Into GWB Scandal
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January 8, 2014

Via NJ.com:

In light of today's revelations, a Democratic lawmaker has called for a federal criminal investigation of the traffic-snarling local access lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last September.

State Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-Union) called on the U.S. Attorney for New Jersey to convene a federal grand jury looking into whether there was any criminal abuse of power related to the Sept. 9-13 lane closures, after an email exchange suggested that the governor's deputy chief of staff knew of the closures a month ahead of time, and that they would clog local streets.

"There’s certainly ...

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