New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made a point on Monday to remind Texas Republicans of their resistance to support his state with federal aid after Hurricane Sandy as those same lawmakers now urgently seek the government's help with Hurricane Harvey's aftermath. Nearly the entire Texas congressional delegation opposed Sandy aid. Christie called them "hypocrites," NJ.com reports, but urged New Jersey lawmakers to swiftly approve requests for Harvey disaster relief.
TEXAS DOGS DISPLACED BY HARVEY LAND IN NJ
The first flight of dogs left Texas bound for New Jersey early today, as animal welfare organizations work to empty shelters to make room for pets stranded by Harvey. St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center will work to place 100 dogs in the northeast, NJ.com reports.
GAS PRICES RISING BECAUSE OF TEXAS STORM
Harvey's wrath is causing gas prices to rise across the country, WBGO reports, which could push prices per gallon up as much as 30 cents.
HILLARY CLINTON COMING TO WATCHUNG BOOKSELLERS
Hillary Clinton is set to come to Montclair in late September on tour for her new book "What Happened." The new book recounts the 2016 election. Clinton's appearance at Watchung Booksellers is a ticketed event that is already sold-out, NorthJersey.com reports.