David Porter, reporter, Newark, for his exclusive report that New Jersey had spent $1.5 million in taxpayer money to settle a lawsuit by a former prosecutor who said he was fired for alleging the state dismissed an indictment because it involved supporters of Gov. Chris Christie. Porter also used public records to lay out that the settlement was far less than the $3 million-plus that the state had already spent on outside law firms defending itself. http://apne.ws/2dQjLv5