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Christie Remains Strong

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Toms River, NJ (My9NJ) - Governor Christie was in Toms River, New Jersey yesterday to talk about Sandy recovery. Ocean County was one of the hardest hit areas by Superstorm Sandy and Christie was pleased to announce that new numbers show that the highest amount of people helped after the devastation left behind by the storm were in Ocean County.

Christie has repeatedly said that the people who need it the most will be the ones receiving Sandy aide, but that still leaves so many people without funding from the government.

“We’re never gonna have enough money to make everyone whole, that’s the sad fact, but they’re the decisions the congress made and the president in terms of money allocated to us to pay for the damages from the storm for both us and the state of New York,” Christie explained.

About a dozen homeowners showed up to this event and were able to speak with Governor Christie personally before he addressed the room.

One thing that wasn’t mentioned during the press conference yesterday was the ongoing bridgegate scandal as Christie quickly exited the event after he spoke.

Political Reporter Darryl Isherwood with NJ.com discussed how Christie is handling himself among all the allegations and he said that despite all these local problems he’s facing, Christie’s national focus is still very strong.


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