Saturday’s government shutdown following a budget impasse in the Assembly has left dozens of state parks closed to the public. And it couldn’t have come at a worse time: On a holiday weekend when tens of thousands of people flock to the shore.
But the closure of the 10-mile barrier island in Ocean County won’t be affecting Gov. Chris Christie and his guests, who have use of the gubernatorial beach house and guest house.
Christie said Friday that his family and their guests would continue to spend the weekend on the island regardless of the shutdown.
“I don’t know if it’s fair, Michael, but they are not asking for any services,” Christie said in response to a reporter’s question.
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