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NJ Judge Rules Against Bridge Scandal Panel In Subpoena Fight

Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson found no basis to force Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Stepien to comply with state legislative committee subpoenas.
NJ Judge Rules Against Bridge Scandal Panel In Subpoena Fight

Via NJ.com:

TRENTON — Two figures central to the state Legislature's investigation of the George Washington Bridge lane closings do not have to turn over records related to the scandal, a state judge ruled today, handing Democrats leading the inquiry a major defeat.

In a thorough dissection of the arguments made by the committee leading the investigation, state Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson found no basis to force Bridget Anne Kelly, Gov. Chris Christie's former deputy chief of staff, and Bill Stepien, his two-time campaign manager, to comply with its subpoenas.

The pair objected to the requests, i...

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