Tag: flood

Christie deploys N.J. National Guard personnel to Texas

With flooding conditions in Texas continuing to deteriorate, Governor Chris Christie approved an “Emergency Management Assistance Compact” request for National Guard resources as part of the national response to historic Hurricane Harvey. Units will be deployed from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst to Read More

OP-ED: Reforming flood program ensures government is more responsive to the people it serves

Nearly five years ago, Superstorm Sandy devastated the Jersey shore and forever changed its landscape. Ocean County — my home — was the epicenter of the storm, and half of all New Jersey Sandy flood claims happened here. An estimated Read More

Christie defends Trump’s Louisiana visit by invoking Obama ‘hug’

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie on Friday defended Donald Trump’s visit to flood-ravaged Louisiana by invoking one of the most controversial moments of his governorship: his welcoming of President Obama to New Jersey in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Trump, Read More

Rep. MacArthur unimpressed by FEMA’s new ‘reforms’

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog FEMA is rolling out new “reforms” to its troubled flood insurance program, Save Jerseyans, but the congressman who represents most of hard-hit Ocean County, New Jersey is not impressed. “Over the last Read More

Welcome Home! Trenton Democrats waste no time sticking it to former candidate Christie

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog He hasn’t been home 24 hours, Save Jerseyans, and he doesn’t even have a public schedule today, but the Trenton Democrats will waste no time resuming their favorite pastime: Christie bashing. It’s Read More

Golden Era: Monmouth Sheriff’s brother poised to replace Flood?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey’s sports media is mulling former Miami football coach Al Golden as a replacement for the fired Kyle Flood today, Save Jerseyans, but because they’re sports writers and not political nerds, Read More