Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer was told by top officials in Gov. Chris Christie’s administration that she would get funds to help her city recover from Hurricane Sandy only if she expedited a politically-connected development project, Zimmer said today. Zimmer, a Democrat who has long been an ally of Christie, made the explosive accusation this morning on national television, telling MSNBC host Steve Kornacki that she was pressured by Lieutenant Gov. […]
What looks like a greatly needed bill by it’s title, turns out to be laden with Congressional pet projects and pork. Folks made fun of those who voted against the Clean Water Act for similar reasons… I mean it IS Clean Water… who could possible be against that? Same goes for this bill, the Sandy Relief package has a few items that don’t seem to fit. Don’t ever let a […]
Volunteer crews who came to help restore power were allegedly told to leave because they are not union workers, according to a report. Several utility crews from Alabama who arrived in New Jersey to help restore power following Hurricane Sandy were allegedly told to leave because they are not union workers, according to a Huntsville television station. WAFF.com reports crews from Decatur Utilities and Joe Wheeler out of Trinity made […]
In a surprise announcement, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said Thursday that Hurricane Sandy had reshaped his thinking about the presidential campaign, and he announced that he was endorsing President Obama. Read More
Today, Mitt Romney held a storm relief event in Kettering, Ohio, and Paul Ryan helped at Victory offices in La Crosse and Hudson, Wisconsin. Many of you have contacted the campaign and want to know what you can do to contribute. Please visit http://www.redcross.org, donate by texting REDCROSS to 90999, or contact your local Red Cross to find out how you can best help. Your generosity and efforts can make […]
Gallup will not conduct daily tracking surveys for a second night, Tuesday, Oct. 30, due to the ongoing effects of Superstorm Sandy and will continue to reassess the situation on a day-to-day basis. Gallup will provide an update on Wednesday about plans from that point forward. via Gallup.Com – The Queue by Lymari Morales: Update on Gallup Polling Following Superstorm Sandy.
UPDATE: The U.S. Labor Department on Monday said it is “working hard to ensure the timely release” of the October jobs report, saying it intends to released the report on schedule Friday despite Hurricane Sandy. Friday’s employment report will be the final read on the labor market ahead of the November elections. Initial reports that a delay was possible briefly fueled speculation that the jobs data, good or bad, might […]