NJ Politics Digest: Judges Hand Port Authority Win Over Whistleblower

It’s Thursday, and another problem for efforts to clean-up the scandal-plagued Port Authority, as a state appeals court ruled the bi-state firm is exempt from state whistleblower defenses.

As state authorities start hearings on a brand-new budget plan, its occasions in Washington– not Trenton– that are getting a great deal of attention. On the other hand, the race to change Gov. Chris Christie is still mostly up in the air, with state citizens mainly uncertain who they ‘d like to see taking the helm at the statehouse.

Quote of the Day: “Our Legislature attempted to repair this by passing the brand-new Port Authority reforms, which Chris Christie naturally banned because he and Governor Cuomo use the Port Authority for political functions,”– Attorney Nancy Erika Smith.