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Sandy Blow to N.J.: Costly Work or Costlier Flood Insurance Premiums

Superstorm Sandy landed one final stunning blow to New Jersey on Thursday, Jan. 24, as the state adopted rebuilding guidelines that come with sticker shock. They will force homeowners in flood zones to spend tens of thousands of dollars to …

N.J. Gov. Christie: Congress ‘a Little Late’ With Sandy Aid

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said the Hurricane Sandy aid package Congress approved Tuesday will help expedite rebuilding after the superstorm, but he poked federal lawmakers for being “a little late to the party.” Christie reminded an overflow audience at …

N.J. Gov. Criticizes Some Oceanfront Property Owners Who Reject Sand Dunes

The New Jersey shore town of Bradley Beach came through Superstorm Sandy in better shape than many of its neighbors that sustained serious to catastrophic damage from the waves and storm surge.A major reason: Bradley Beach had protective sand dunes …

New Jersey Gov. Christie Vetoes State-Run Health Exchange Bill

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed legislation establishing a state-run health insurance exchange Thursday, blaming the federal government for failing to provide the answers he said he needs to make a fiscally sound decision on the best way to comply …

New Jersey Governor Christie Seeks 100% FEMA Reimbursement for Sandy

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is asking the federal government to reimburse the state for 100 percent of emergency costs for at least 90 days after Superstorm Sandy swept ashore on Oct. 29.In a letter to the Federal Emergency Management …

N.J. Gov. Christie Vetoes Health Insurance Exchange

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed legislation, Assembly Bill 2171, that would have begun to establish an online, state-run health care exchange in New Jersey in line with the federal Affordable Care Act. The creation of health care exchanges in …

N.J. Gov. Christie Undecided on Health Insurance Bill

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he wants the state to spend as little as possible implementing new federal health insurance requirements until the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether President Barack Obama’s plan is constitutional. Speaking in Springfield last Thursday, …