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Chris Christie's Sandy Czar Addresses Hoboken Storm Funding Controversy

Marc Ferzan said the state had to address a variety of needs with the pot of money that Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer is alleging she was shortchanged on.
Chris Christie's Sandy Czar Addresses Hoboken Storm Funding Controversy
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Via NJ.com:

New Jersey's Hurricane Sandy recovery head called the claim that Hoboken received less than its fair share of disaster aid a “mischaracterization.”

Marc Ferzan, the executive director of the Governor’s Office of Recovery and Rebuilding, said the state had to address a variety of needs with the pot of money that Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer is alleging she was shortchanged on.

Zimmer said she received just $142,000 from the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program despite a request for $100 million.

But Ferzan said the state received more than $14 billion in requests statewide for that pot of money, whic...

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