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Johnson: Abuse of Power in GWB Lane Closures Affirmed(TRENTON) - Assemblyman Gordon Johnson (D- Bergen) released the following statement:
"From the very beginning it was clear that the GWB lane closures were an evident abuse of power by the members of this Administration's top staff. That's now been doubly affirmed by Mr. Wildstein's guilty plea. As for the indictments, everyone is innocent until proven guilty, but hopefully in the coming weeks and months we will finally learn how far up the staffing ladder this went.
Johnson, Eustace, Caride, Muoio, Vainieri Huttle & Lagana Introduce Bill Requiring Contingency Plan for Trains Carrying Hazardous Material through NJ
Bill stems from 2012 Paulsboro train derailment and chemical spillTo ensure a quick and coordinated response in case of an accident, Assembly Democrats Gordon Johnson, Tim Eustace, Marlene Caride, Elizabeth Muoio, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Joseph Lagana have introduced a bill that would require owners of trains carrying hazardous material through the state to prepare and submit to the state a response, cleanup and contingency plan.
The bill is in response to the 2012 Conrail train derailment in Paulsboro. One of the cars breached spilling vinyl chloride -- a carcinogenic gas used in making PVC plastics -- into the atmosphere. More than 200 homes in the 2.2-square-mile town were evacuated following the incident. For More