STATE PREPARED TO SPEND MILLIONS FOR “IRENE” DAMAGE

120px-Seal_of_New_Jersey_svgThe state of New Jersey is ready to spend $100 million dollars to repair damage caused by August’s Hurricane Irene.  A new “Emergency Transportation and Water Infrastructure Recovery Bond Act” would provide $50 million for counties, and $50 for individual towns.  The bill was released by the Assembly’s Environment and Solid Waste Committee on Monday.