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Superstorm Sandy

8 Reasons Chris Christie Shouldn’t Be President (Other Than Bridgegate)

We didn’t have time to list all of them.

June 29, 2015

FEMA Will Look At Superstorm Sandy Claims Payouts

By Herb Jackson, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) WASHINGTON — Under pressure from Northeast senators, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Wednesday that an independent government watchdog will examine whether anti-fraud efforts are shortchanging victims of Superstorm Sandy. FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate also indicated at a Senate subcommittee hearing that the government […]

July 31, 2014

As New Superstorm Sandy Aid Arrives, New Jersey Faces Same Worries

By Karen Sudol and Melissa Hayes, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) HACKENSACK, N.J. — Just as a second round of federal disaster aid is reaching New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie’s administration faces a critical juncture in the Superstorm Sandy recovery: Can it fix a litany of grant funding problems identified by storm victims, advocacy groups and […]

March 10, 2014

WATCH: New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Denies Holding Sandy Aid Hostage

New Jersey lieutenant governor Kim Guadagno (R) unequivocally denied allegations that she threatened to withhold Superstorm Sandy relief aid from the city of Hoboken unless its mayor approved a real estate project, in a Monday morning statement to the press. Dawn Zimmer (D), the mayor of Hoboken, alleged over the weekend that embattled governor Chris Christie’s […]

January 20, 2014

Chris Christie Delivers State Of The State Address Amid Scandals

All eyes were on New Jersey governor Chris Christie (R) on Tuesday afternoon, as he delivered his fifth State of the State address. This year’s address was notably different from those he delivered in past years – and not in a good way. The Republican governor once again had to confront the two scandals plaguing […]

January 14, 2014

New Federal Investigation May Be More Damaging To Christie’s Presidential Ambitions Than Bridgegate

Things are going from bad to worse for Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ). Already embroiled in a scandal over lane closures on the George Washington Bridge in September, the Republican governor now faces greater scrutiny as federal auditors have launched an investigation into the way he used Superstorm Sandy relief funds. The probe comes months after New Jersey representative Frank […]

January 13, 2014