Some lawmakers Monday were grumbling that both the governor and lieutenant governor were on vacation at the same time, leaving Senate President Steve Sweeney to deal with the massive snow storm that rocked portions of the state.
"(Office of Emergency Management) coordinators and their deputies aren't allowed to go on vacation at the same time," said state Sen. Ray Lesniak (D-Elizabeth). "I supported the creation of a Lt Gov. That was a mistake. We clearly don't need one."
But Guadagno does not draw a salary as Lt. Governor. She is paid $141,000 for her role as Secretary of State.
Gov. Chris Christie will head to New Hampshire on Wednesday to stump for GOP hopefuls Walt Havenstein (governor) and Scott Brown (U.S. Senate).Read More >
By MICHAEL W. KLEIN In his weekly radio address on August 16, President Obama challenged colleges “to do their part to bring down costs” and lighten the tuition burden on students. The state colleges and universities in New Jersey have... Read More >
"The Republican Governors Association raised $130,000 from tobacco companies during Christie’s stint as the group’s chairman, according to the most recent filings in June. The veto allows Christie to keep the peace with tobacco companies — and may very well prevent them from investing heavily in a presidential campaign for U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, whose operatives could use the cash to finance attack ads against Christie in a tight primary contest." - columnist Charles Stile- The Bergen Record
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