Cabinet Changes in the Christie Administration
New Jersey’s top law enforcement official is resigning and moving on to look into what Governor Chris Christie calls the “gross mismanagement” at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Christie also has another job in mind for outgoing State Attorney General.
“Attorney General Paula Dow will be resigning and taking a position as the first deputy counsel at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey,” announced Christie this morning. “It’s clear the Authority needs greater on the ground oversight to make sure that toll payers interests are being protected.”
Christie has also nominated Dow as a Superior Court judge in Essex County and expects the State Senate to quickly confirm her. The Governor’s chief counsel, Jeff Chiesa has been nominated to take over Dow’s job as A.G..