New Jersey reached an immediate emergency agreement with Lowe’s for access to construction supplies and equipment, the governor announced.
The emergency agreement with Lowe’s Companies Inc. will give state agencies and authorities access to thousands of products and supplies at a 5 percent discount, State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff said in a statement.
“Final terms on a permanent contract were more than a month away when Sandy began to form in the Atlantic,” he said. “Treasury took immediate action to accelerate talks with Lowe’s and negotiated provisions that will ensure that state and local government officials will pay discounted prices as they rebuild and restore communities devastated by the storm.”
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Fulop endorses Smith in Bayonne mayoral raceBAYONNE - Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop parachuted into the Bayonne mayoral race on Thursday night by endorsing incumbent Mayor Mark Smith."It is a pleasure to be with you here, Mark," said Fulop to a crowd of more than 125 supporters at a...
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"This is my first Mark Smith event. There have been a lot of changes in Hudson County over the last year and a half, and the most important change that has happened is that there really is unity. For the first time, we really are working together. Despite political differences. Mark and I have worked very hard to repair that. I'm really happy to be here in support of him, because I recognize that when you work together, politics becomes secondary and you really have time to focus on government, which is the most important thing." - Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop- PolitickerNJ.com
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