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Christie press conf march 28

Christie: New Federal Aid Will Rebuild All Eligible Sandy-Damaged Homes

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.


Erosion at Robert Moses State Park on Long Island - Apr 17, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

$23 Million Beach Replenishment Project Under Way At Robert Moses State Park

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.


Gavel (credit: CBS 2)

Judge: Hoboken Housing Authority Director Can’t Run For State Assembly

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.


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State Officials To Reassess Snowstorm Damage In Northern NJ

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.


Bystanders and emergency workers attempt to free an ambulance stuck on a side street in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn December 29, 2010 in New York City.  Many side streets, especially those in the outer boroughs, are still unplowed in the wake of a massive snowstorm that crippled much of New York and left millions of holiday travelers stuck at airports and train stations around the eastern seaboard.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

City To Get Disaster Funds For December Blizzard

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.


Gov. Chris Christie (Credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie Uses Veto Pen On 3 Bills

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

Pier 25 Reopens After Renovations

Pier 25 is now open along the Hudson River after major renovations were completed this week.