Accusations Fly Over Governor’s Use of Helicopter
June 1, 2011 3 Comments
By Briana Vannozzi
Democrats are calling on the Governor to practice the fiscal discipline he preaches. His five-inning visit via a 12.5 million dollar helicopter to watch his son’s baseball game in Montvale last night has brought on a firestorm of criticism. State police estimate the helicopter costs about 2,500 dollars an hour to run. Assemblywoman Joan Quigley sponsored the law to purchase the choppers for homeland security purposes.
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