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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"I think it's going to be fine. I don't take this personally. Some people in my party agree with me, some don't. Senator Cardinale is very gracious by supporting me tonight, and [Bergen County GOP Chairman] Bob [Yudin], of course, is celebrating Hannukah, so I don't expect him to be here tonight." - Bergen County Executive Kathe Donovan, at her campaign launch last night.- PolitickerNJ.com
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