Governor to Talk Budget in Fairfield Town Hall Wednesday

Event will be Christie's ninth in two months, 118th overall.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s traveling road show will make its next stop in Fairfield Wednesday, as the state’s leader holds his 118th town hall event.

The meeting is scheduled for 1 p.m. at the Winston Churchill Elementary School, where Christie plans to discuss his proposed $34.4 billion state budget. The event, where the governor spends time giving a monologue and then taking questions from the audience, will be Christie’s ninth town hall in the past two months.

After making his state of the state address in February, Christie held a town hall meeting in Long Hill Township the following day, where he spent much of his time pounding the state’s pension issues and their impact on the annual spending plan.

Recent town hall meetings have seen Christie opponents disrupt the events by shouting and interrupting with comments regarding improper use of Hurricane Sandy relief funds and the governor’s alleged involvement in the Bridgegate scandal.

Wednesday’s town hall was originally scheduled for 10:30 a.m. but has since been moved. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m., and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. 

FIMF the ll April 08, 2014 at 04:15 PM
Mac, I called Samson's office to find out for you and he was too tired to take my call...
Mac April 08, 2014 at 04:26 PM
well then I'm just going to have to go rabbit hunting in Crawford Corners and corner the honcho that gave Christie his real start for the nitty-gritty values
Phil Brooks April 08, 2014 at 08:01 PM
Makemyday, Assuming you're responding to a specific person, it would be nice if you addressed that person so he knew the post was directed at him. In any case, given the way you phrased your post, I'd guess it was directed my way. // So, I'll respond to you thusly: The deflection argument doesn't work. You know, the one where you didn't receive the proper results from Benghazi, Fast and Furious, etc., therefore Christie is not deserving of the tough questions because Obama, Holder and Clinton apparently got a pass. // My comment was merely a question I'd ask Christie and has nothing to do with anything or anyone who came before him. Hell, the question I'd ask Obama is, "What makes you think you're qualified to be President?" I mean, come on, community activist, two years as a senator, likely never got properly vetted because he was the first somewhat viable black candidate, and maybe a bunch of other things. // But, I've got to tell you that I'm sick and tired of people taking sides and the whole deflection argument. The idea of defending someone who has no idea who you are and who has done nothing for anyone who hasn't contributed to his campaigns and his party (which makes him like ever other politician out there) is something I cannot understand. Maybe you can enlighten me.


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