Board of Public Utilities
Verizon spokesman Lee Gierczynski said Sandy damaged the old copper telephone wire network in the community beyond repair. He said the company does not intend to rebuild the lines or bring in a fiber-optic cable system.
Republican Gov. Chris Christie said his decision making process was transparent with the Democratic Senate president. Christie also insisted he had no deal in place to secure the confirmations.
“A lot of people don’t have nothing. Nothing, nothing, nothing,” business owner Manuel Benitez told CBS 2′s Dave Carlin.