New Jersey’s Transportation Commission Jim Simpson said there’s been 45 “snow events” since Gov. Chris Christie took office 14 months ago.
Don’t bother counting, they all just run together. Christie might be a little fuzzy on the details, since he was in Florida when the state got slammed with two feet of snow late last year, resulting in a snow emergency. The important number here is $250 million.
That’s how much, according to the Associated Press, the state has spent on snow removal in the past two winters. That’s well beyond the $132 million tab.