Hoboken is teaming up with the U.S. Department of Energy, N.J. Board of Public Utilities, Sandia National Labs and PSE&G to develop a resilient electric grid.
He is the son of a Japanese mother and an American father of German and Irish heritage who was serving in the U.S. Navy.
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.