NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The latest legal bills in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal are in.
The law firm of Gibson Dunn has billed New Jersey roughly $8 million since it was hired to defend Gov. Chris Christie and others from legal challenges stemming from the 2013 lane closures.READ MORE: Four Children Among Five Killed In Pottstown Home Explosion, Police Say
Christie hasn’t been charged, but his former deputy chief of staff and a top appointee at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey face criminal charges for their involvement.
Gibson Dunn issued a 350-page report in 2014 clearing Christie of wrongdoing.READ MORE: Beach Erosion Will Keep One-Third Of North Wildwood Beaches Closed Memorial Day Weekend
The firm billed the state about $200,000 from May through August, according to the state attorney general’s office.
Gibson Dunn also is fighting a subpoena in the criminal case that seeks interview notes from the report.MORE NEWS: CBS3 SummerFest: 2 St. Joe's Grads Bringing New Tiki Cruise Experience For Adults To Wildwood
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