No new subpoenaed documents to be released today; ELEC sets hearing

The Democratic lawmakers heading a joint investigatory committee into the George Washington Bridge lane closure controversy confirmed Monday no new subpoenaed documents will be released today.

Assemblyman John Wisniewski and Sen. Loretta Weinberg sad in a statement that state officials have begun to receive a new round of subpoenaed documents, but also granted “numerous extensions.”

“The committee  has begun receiving material responsive to its subpoenas, with more responses expected in the near future in a cooperative effort with subpoena recipients,” the statement reads.

“No documents will be released today,” it continues. “The committee will announce its next step as soon as that course is decided.”

Meanwhile, the Election Law Enforcement Commission announced it will hold a hearing on Feb. 11.

ELEC received a request for an advisory opinion on behalf of Chris Christie for Governor, Inc., the re-election committee of Christie.

ELEC will weigh whether the committee may spend campaign funds to respond to subpoenas issued by the legislative committee and the U.S. Attorney.

No new subpoenaed documents to be released today; ELEC sets hearing