Christie campaign given OK to fundraising for cost of legal fee surrounding scandals
TRENTON - State regulators have given Gov. Chris Christie's campaign permission to raise money to pay legal fees incurred in connection with the Bridge-Gate and Hoboken Sandy fund scandals.
The cash will be used to comply with state and federal subpoenas.
Christie's campaign qualifies for the allowance because it used public-matching funds during the election, which limited its fundraising.
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Any money raised for legal fees but not used would have to be handed over to the state government.