New Jersey Gov. Christ Christie said Wednesday that the state will have enough federal aid to help rebuild all eligible homes destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.
Summer preparation is under way at Robert Moses State Park. Roughly 400,000 cubic yards of sand is being dredged and will pumped on to hurricane-damaged beaches.
A judge has ruled that the executive director of the Hoboken Housing Authority has will not be permitted to seek the Democratic nomination for a state assembly seat, because he leads an agency that receives federal funds.
State officials will reassess damage to the counties of Bergen, Passaic, and Middlesex, which were all initially rejected for the money that was earlier made available to every other county in New Jersey.
Mayor Bloomberg says President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for Staten Island for last year’s Christmas weekend blizzard, meaning the federal government will reimburse some costs for the snow cleanup.
Christie has been urging the Democratic-controlled Legislature to reform civil service laws to help municipalities stay under the new 2-percent cap on annual property tax increases.
Pier 25 is now open along the Hudson River after major renovations were completed this week.