By PolitickerNJ Staff | December 27th, 2010 - 11:48am
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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.

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"After not responding to messages all week seeking an interview about the campaign, Garrett’s spokeswoman said on Friday afternoon that she would try to set one up, but did not respond further. Garrett has not released any announcements of where he would be campaigning, though he has posted pictures on social media on Sept. 8 from the Greenwood Lake Air Show in West Milford and on Sept. 14 from the Hackettstown Street Fair. Garrett has not agreed to any debates so far." - columnist Herb Jackson

- The Bergen Record

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