Taxpayers face hefty Bridgegate legal bills
Even though much of the Bridgegate buzz has faded over the past few months, New Jersey taxpayers are still dealing with the aftermath.
A new report from the Attorney General’s office revealed that taxpayers are on the hook for than $6.5 million to the law firm representing Gov. Chris Christie’s office, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher.
The firm had even earlier this reduced its rate to handle the case from $650 per hour to $350.
It does not end there for taxpayers.
When you factor in the legal bills for Christie’s office, his staff and the legislative committee investigating the scandal, the total Bridgegate legal tab is $7.87 million so far.