TRENTON — Republicans on the legislative committed investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal Thursday accused Democrats of keeping them in the dark about information in the newest round of subpoenas.
The traffic jams caused by the controversial lane closures appeared not to lead to anyone’s death or seriously compromise their medical care, according to a comprehensive review by the Associated Press.
And former Fort Lee Mayor Burt Ross wrote in a piece published by The Daily Beast that New Jersey’s corruption may be blamed on land shortage.
SABRIN ENTERS U.S. SENATE RACE
Ramapo College professor Murray Sabrin is making another run for a U.S. Senate seat.
CHRISTIE’S SNOW DAY ON TWITTER
Gov. Chris Christie spent his snow day Thursday on Twitter, chatting with New Jerseyans about the storm.
POLL: ADOPTION BILL
Should New Jersey lawmakers pass a bill that would allow adopted people to obtain their original birth certificates, revealing their biological parents’ identity? Vote in the poll at right.
IN OTHER NEWS …
• The state Supreme Court ruled that if the case is a long-running con or a money-laundering scheme, New Jersey prosecutors can pursue charges for five years after the date of the last single offense.
• Liberal group EMILY’s List endorsed Aimee Belgard, a Democratic Burlington County freeholder, for the U.S. House seat being vacated by Republican Jon Runyan.
• A Japanese official is outraged over proposed New Jersey bill changing a reference to the “Sea of Japan,” according to a report by the BBC.