N.J. mayor claims arm-twisting

Sandy aid withheld over land project, Hoboken leader says

Posted: January 19, 2014 at 3:50 a.m.

TRENTON, N.J. — The administration of Gov. Chris Christie withheld millions of dollars in Hurricane Sandy recovery grants from a New Jersey city because its mayor refused to sign off on a politically connected commercial development, the mayor said Saturday.

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