Beach badge sales along the stretch of Jersey Shore hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy continue to remain below last year’s levels.
One of New Jersey’s few free beaches might start charging. Wildwood officials on Friday will consider whether to hold a special election in March to ask voters if they want beach fees.
Chris details Michael Nutter’s efforts to push the President’s fiscal cliff agenda, the fire that destroyed a Mummers String Band’s props, the battle over beach tags and Jersey Shore relief aid, and the speculation surrounding Corey Booker’s potential challenge to Chris Christie in New Jersey. He talks to Alexander Fondrier, the CEO of dating sites based on finding a political match, Dr. Ian O’Neill about the Mayan Calendar, and Comedian Evan Sayet.
Chris recounts the available details of Mitt Romney’s lunch with President Obama yesterday and previews the President’s event today at a toy factory in Hatfield. He talks to Steve Cordasco about the impending fiscal cliff on Finance Friday, New Jersey State Senator Michael Doherty, CBS 3′s Beasley Reece, and Comedian Hal Sparks.
“I think to bring up beach tags and beach fees…is clearly insensitive at this particular point,” says the executive director of the New Jersey League of Municipalities.
“Since the residents of New Jersey are going to be asked to invest a lot into the restoration of these shore communities, I think once we restore these communities we should have free beach access for all the people,” says state senator Michael Doherty.
Chris talks to Human Events Contributor John Hayward about last night’s Republican debate, Mayor of Wildwood Ernie Troiano about the possibility of adding beach tags, and local Jeopardy contestant Brandon Libby.