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Christie Announces More Sandy Funding

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Keansburg, New Jersey (My9NJ) - While Governor Christie was in Keansburg, New Jersey yesterday dodging any questions about bridgegate, he was extremely verbal about new plans to help those most affected by Superstorm Sandy.

Many residents in this area are still displaced and Christie announced that an additional $1.46 billion in federal aid is on its way to help those most in need. The governor urged patience during this time, but reassured the people that they are not forgotten.

“We decided to combine two things in the way we determine who’s eligible and who will get priority in the rebuilding and elevation program. One is the significance of the damage to your structure, and the second is your level of need,” Christie explained.

Some residents are concerned that Governor Christie is only in town to help boost his popularity in light of the whole bridgegate mess. However, Christie said he will be holding several meetings to hear any complaints or concerns that residents may have.


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