Gov. Christie has ordered all New Jersey State buildings to fly their flags at half-staff on Friday, Nov. 9th in order to honor the service and sacrifice of a fallen serviceman.
The special assistance program will help those in Atlantic, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and Union counties who were living or working in the affected counties at the time of the storm and who are unemployed as a result of it.
The state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement says the Golden Nugget Atlantic City opened at 11:30 a.m. Friday and that Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is scheduled to open at 4 p.m.
The Christie administration has struck an agreement with Lowe’s Companies to give state and local governments in New Jersey a discount on emergency repair supplies and equipment.
Mayor Langford says the governor was either misinformed or ill-advised.
The declaration was announced around 11 a.m. Saturday, just before the governor held a news conference to discuss how the state was preparing for the storm.
Gov. Chris Christie says New Jersey’s power providers must do a better job responding to weather emergencies — or pay the price.
New Jersey’s Comptroller has reviewed how the state’s community colleges pay their presidents, and he and Governor Christie are calling for some changes.