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Bridgegate: Appellate court upholds some convictions, orders new sentencing for Christie allies

November 27, 2018

Bridget Anne Kelly, a onetime aide to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

By Staff

A three-judge appellate panel in Philadelphia on Tuesday affirmed most of the convictions of two onetime allies of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie charged in the Bridgegate scandal. But the panel tossed two of the convictions and ordered a new sentencing hearing for Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni.

Kelly, Christie’s former deputy chief of staff, and Baroni, the former top executive appointee at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, were convicted by a federal jury in 2016 on seven counts each of conspiracy, wire fraud, anti-corruption laws, and civil rights charges.

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