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ICE Arrests in NJ Courthouses Surging, Lawyers Say
Matt Katz | December 12, 2017 | Immigration
Some undocumented immigrants are afraid to go to court, even to pursue orders of protection against abusive spouses, worried that ICE agents will be waiting for them there
Desperate to Stay in U.S., 'Dreamers' Declare Hunger Strike
Matt Katz | November 21, 2017 | Immigration
Undocumented young people will visit offices of congressional Republicans in New Jersey, foregoing food until Thanksgiving dinner
Beyond the Truck Attacker, the Long Reach of ISIS in the New York Area
Matt Katz | November 2, 2017 | More Issues
Twenty-five people living in New York and New Jersey have been charged with ISIS-related crimes during the past four years
Trump's FBI Pick Billed Taxpayers $2.1M, as Christie's Bridgegate Lawyer
Matt Katz | June 20, 2017 | Politics
Tab included airfare and legal expenses after the Bridgegate trial ended
Defying Top Judge, County Policy, ICE Continues Arrests In Courthouses
Matt Katz | May 5, 2017 | Immigration
ICE's presence in courthouses may deter witnesses, victims, and defendants from showing up to testify — making everyone less safe
With a Subway Ride to the Trump Carousel, Syrian Refugees Tour New York
Matt Katz | April 21, 2017 | Immigration
Donors paid for the refugees' train fare into the city, MetroCards, and their lunch of New York pizza.
Allegations of Islam Indoctrination in Schools Spread to New Jersey
Matt Katz | April 11, 2017 | Politics
Controversy in Chatham as two mothers claim school district proselytizing Islam while school officials point out teaching of world religions is legally mandated
Bridgegate: Where Are They Now?
Matt Katz | March 29, 2017 | Politics
Yes, several face prison time, but others have landed comfortably in the Trump administration
He Was Fired After Bridgegate. Now He's Headed to White House
Matt Katz | January 4, 2017 | Katz on Christie
Bill Stepien, the former Chris Christie campaign manager who was fired in the wake of the Bridgegate scandal, will be the new political director in Donald Trump's White House ...
Fired After Bridgegate. Hired By Trump White House?
Matt Katz | December 16, 2016 | Katz on Christie
President-elect Donald Trump is reportedly considering bringing to the White House a political operative with close ties to the Bridgegate scandal ...
NJ Taxpayers Just Hired Another Lawyer for Christie
Matt Katz | November 16, 2016 | Katz on Christie
Gov. Chris Christie, who has already charged New Jersey $11.3 million for attorneys to represent his office in the federal Bridgegate investigation, has added legal representation for a related state criminal matter ...
How Chris Christie Hoodwinked Charlie Rose on Bridgegate
Matt Katz | November 7, 2016 | Katz on Christie
Matt Katz Reports From Bridgegate Courthouse After Guilty Verdict Announced
Matt Katz | November 4, 2016 |
Guilty on All Counts: Two Former Christie Aides Convicted in Bridgegate Case
Matt Katz | November 4, 2016 | Politics
A jury has found two former top employees of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie guilty on all counts for shutting down access lanes to the George Washington Bridge to punish a Christie foe ...
Christie's Taxpayer-Funded Lawyers Increase Work on Bridgegate Case
Matt Katz | November 3, 2016 | Katz on Christie
Bridgegate Jury Leaves Court Early as Lawyers Huddle Behind Closed Doors
Matt Katz | November 2, 2016 | Katz on Christie
In Bridget Kelly's Own Words
Matt Katz | October 24, 2016 | Katz on Christie
Excerpts from Bridgegate defendant Bridget Kelly's second day of testimony reveal much about her legal strategy, and about how the Christie administration worked.
Baroni Takes The Stand: Bridgegate Defendant Expresses 'Regret,' Says He Was Duped
Matt Katz | October 17, 2016 | Katz on Christie
Bridgegate Day 15: Another Bombshell, Another Lie to The Press, And Some More Cursing
Matt Katz | October 11, 2016 | Politics
The Christie Tracker Podcast: The Bridgegate Trial – Week 4
Matt Katz | October 11, 2016 | Politics
Cuomo Implicated In Bridgegate Cover-Up
Matt Katz | October 4, 2016 | Katz on Christie
The governors of New York and New Jersey were involved in covering up Bridgegate, star witness David Wildstein said in federal court ...
Wildstein Implicates Christie's Campaign Manager -- and More Bridgegate Trial Day 6 Takeaways
Matt Katz | September 27, 2016 | Katz on Christie
Monday's entire day of proceedings in Bridgegate was a continuation of prosecutors' questioning of David Wildstein, the admitted Bridgegate co-conspirator who is cooperating with authorities and testifying ...
Bridgegate Trial Primer: What Did Chris Christie Know — and When Did He Know It?
Matt Katz | September 13, 2016 | Katz on Christie
For the last three years, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has maintained that a week's worth of lane closures and traffic jams at the foot of the George Washington Bridge ...
Armed Men Once Patrolled the Polls. Will They Reappear in November?
Matt Katz | September 1, 2016 | Katz on Christie
November 7, 1981, CBS News: "There's a new complication tonight in the still unsettled race for governor of New Jersey ... The Democratic National Committee today charged that a group calling itself ...
Governor Christie Might be Trump's Fair-Weather Friend
Matt Katz | August 18, 2016 | Katz on Christie
New Jersey auditors and lawyers had been fighting for several years to collect overdue taxes owed by Donald Trump's casinos by the time Chris Christie took office ...
Why No Backlash from Muslims Against Trump?
Matt Katz | August 16, 2016 | Katz on Christie
Donald Trump has called for bans on Muslim immigration, demanded that mosques be surveilled, alleged that "Islam hates us," floated the falsehood . . .
Christie "Flat Out Lied" About Bridgegate, Former Staffer Said
Matt Katz | August 10, 2016 | Katz on Christie
On the morning of December 13, 2013, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stepped in front of reporters to take extensive questions on Bridgegate for the first time . . .
FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton's Speech To The Democratic Convention, Annotated
Matt Katz | July 29, 2016 | Katz on Christie
Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president Thursday night, delivering a speech that lays out her plan to address terror threats and create jobs ...
And So It Goes: Lobbyists Feed Politicans at DNC
Matt Katz | July 27, 2016 | Katz on Christie
A Bloody Mary in the morning, champagne flutes in the afternoon and paté at night. Funded by special interests, enjoyed by politicians and hidden from public view ...
Feeling The Bern and Hating On Hill
Matt Katz | July 25, 2016 | Katz on Christie
Chants of "lock her up" echoed through Philadelphia Monday as supporters of former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders marched across the Ben Franklin Bridge ...
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