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Palisades Parkway Potholes

Funding Secured At Last To Repair Pothole-Laden Palisades Parkway

An end was in sight at last Tuesday to the pothole problem along the Palisades Interstate Parkway.

04/01/2014

Sandy damage in Long Beach, Long Island (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Long Island Community Group Looks To Help 100 Sandy Victims

A new group called ‘Friends of Long Island’ plans to raise $500,000 to help up to 100 people get back into their Sandy-ravaged homes. The group is made up of local residents and community leaders.

04/04/2013

Cars wait in line for fuel at a Gulf gas station on Nov. 1, 2012 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

State Budget Provides Grants To Gas Stations In The Event Of A Superstorm

The New York state budget will give grants to gas stations for generators so that if another superstorm like Sandy hits, there will not be interminable lines at gas stations.

03/23/2013

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

N.J. Budget To Award Hospitals $675 Million For Charity Care

The state budget recently proposed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie would divide $675 million in charity care funds between New Jersey hospitals – roughly the same amount that was allocated during the current fiscal year.

03/02/2013

Traffic in New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Funding Lacking For Plan To Improve Safety On Hamburg Turnpike

The Hamburg Turnpike in New Jersey is dangerous, and a plan to fix it up has been in place for decades – but with very little means to do it.

02/23/2013

(FILE - credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

City Issues Teacher Evaluation Goals Amid Threat Of More Lost Aid

The New York City Department of Education has issued a letter to state officials, outlining its teacher training and evaluation goals and the steps taken to put them into action.

02/11/2013

Cigarette smoking

States Called On To Restore Funding For Anti-Smoking Efforts

A U.S. Surgeon General’s report due to be released March 8 will come down hard on states that have cut anti-smoking funds in tough fiscal times, according to Terry Pechacek of the CDC.

02/25/2012

Gateway Tunnel Project (credit: Amtrak)

Senate Approves $15 Million For New Hudson Rail Tunnel

It would essentially be the same route of the ARC Tunnel – the controversial plan that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie canceled because of funding concerns.

11/02/2011

NJ residents threaten to dredge the Saddle River (credit: CBS 2)

Flood Victims Frustrated Over Lack Of Disaster Aid Funds

If Congress doesn’t act on the spending bill, the Federal Emergency Management Agency says disaster relief could run out this week.

09/25/2011

Governor Chris Christie  (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Gov. Christie To Discuss Transportation Funding Plan

Wednesday’s meeting was sponsored by the nonprofit Alliance for Action, a coalition of business, labor and government leaders.

03/02/2011

NJ Transit (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Transit Wants To Spend Tunnel Money On Trains

NJ Transit has asked the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority to let it spend $75 million for 100 multilevel coaches.

12/14/2010

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

NJ Senate To Hold Family Planning Override Vote

Gov. Chris Christie eliminated the money from this year’s budget then vetoed a funding restoration bill the Democrats sent him.

09/20/2010

This is the proposed site for Park51. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Wants Ground Zero Mosque Talk To Pause

He called for a one week moratorium on the controversial debate.

09/07/2010

Proposed Mosque Site Near Ground Zero

Exclusive: Concerns Mounting Over Ground Zero Mosque Funding

New and disturbing questions are mounting about the source of funding for the so-called Ground Zero mosque and cultural center.

09/03/2010

(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, Pool)

Ground Zero Mosque Imam Returning To U.S.

Rauf returns at a time of increased worry over just where the money for Park51 is coming from.

WCBS 880–09/01/2010

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