Report On Excess Travel Costs Includes NJ Governor

Law360, New York (November 9, 2010, 4:42 PM EST) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, previously a top prosecutor, was among five U.S. attorneys cited in a new U.S. Department of Justice report for routinely spending excessive funds on travel lodging between 2007 and 2009, a Christie spokesman told Law360 Tuesday.

The Republican governor, while serving as the U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey, frequently stayed in hotels whose rates exceeded government limits, and skirted federal rules requiring him to document whether cheaper rooms were available, according to the report, released Tuesday by the...
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