Tag: recovery

5 years later, 20% of Sandy victims report they still need therapy

Five years after ‘Superstorm’ Sandy ravaged New Jersey’s Atlantic coast, a new survey confirms that the psychological impact on the fateful hurricane’s survivors was severe and long-lasting. A new report from the Monmouth University Poll’s Superstorm Sandy Panel study found one-fifth (20%) Read More

Christie: 98% of Resettlement Cash is Out

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There are plenty of big problems out there in Sandy-affected areas, Save Jerseyans, including the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation (RREM) rule preventing homeowners from receiving funds for repairs affected before acceptance into the program. Scores of Read More

Team Christie Drops 10th TV Spot

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie is bring his vastly superior financial resources to bear against the hapless Barbara Buono (BWOH’-noh), Save Jerseyans, while simultaneously trying to expand the legislative map in North and Central Jersey. His latest paid media, Read More

Christie, Buono Scrap Over Sandy Recovery

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It was only a matter of time, Save Jerseyans. Down big in the polls and with days growing short, Barbara Buono’s hapless gubernatorial campaign is finally going after Governor Chris Christie’s greatest strength on the Read More

Smith Secures Clean Up Help

Congressman Chris Smith: FEMA OK’s 90% Reimbursements For Towns Hit By Superstorm Sandy By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com FEMA will be reimbursing New Jersey towns impacted by Superstorm Sandy 90% of their cleanup and rebuilding costs, Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ4) announced on Tuesday Read More

Christie Watch 4/30/13

N.J. Governor in LBI for Sandy-Themed Town Hall Meeting By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Coming off a busy Monday of Sandy news and a little controversy, Governor Chris Christie will once again take his case to the people this afternoon; Read More

El Rushbo Unloads On Christie

Conservative Talker’s Falling Out with New Jersey’s Governor Continues By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Back in 2010 when the Christie Administration was brand new, conservative talk radio legend Rush Limbaugh wondered aloud whether “it was wrong to love another man” Read More

The Sandy Recovery Disconnect

Christie Continues to Defend Obama’s Sandy Response While Discontent with Feds Grows in Affected Areas By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Take a deep breath, Save Jerseyans, but Governor Chris Christie appeared on this morning’s “Morning Joe” program on MSNBC and Read More

Christie Vetoes Sandy Oversight Bill

Governor Uses Absolute Veto; Calls Democrat Legislation Redundant By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The Governor is back from Texas, Save Jerseyans, and he’s absolutely vetoed A-61/S-2566 (a bill sponsored by Democrats Oliver, Prieto, Wimberly, and Watson Coleman in the Assembly, Sarlo Read More