A federal audit of Sandy aid money used to produce "Stronger than the Storm" TV commercials was described as "routine and standard" by Gov. Christie's office Monday. The Democratic congressman who sought the audit says otherwise.
As a second New Year since Superstorm Sandy approaches, many coastal residents are still waiting for New York, New Jersey and New York City to distribute billions of federal dollars that were intended to go directly to people struggling to rebuild their homes.
Some New Jersey tourism experts who testified before the Assembly Tourism and the Arts Committee Thursday, said the state's "Stronger than the Storm" campaign to drive people to the shore after Sandy would have been more helpful if it kicked off earlier.