Poll: Bridgegate Verdicts — Did Baroni and Kelly Get What They Deserved?

NJ Spotlight | March 30, 2017 | Polling
Too soft? Too tough? Just right? Was justice served?

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Another chapter in the infamous 2013 Bridgegate saga closed Wednesday as Bill Baroni and Bridget Anne Kelly were sentenced to prison terms for their roles in the fraud and conspiracy.

Baroni, the former deputy executive director at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, was sentenced to 24 months. Kelly a onetime top aide to Christie, received 18 months. Both were also tasked with 500 hours of community service and allowed to remain free on bail while they appeal the convictions.

Meanwhile, former Port Authority Chairman David Samson, who was found guilty of shaking down United Airlines for a more direct flight to his South Carolina vacation home, was sentenced to a year of home confinement in his Southern getaway, four years probation, 3,600 hours of community service, and a $100,000 fine.