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Daily Archives: December 22nd, 2012

The Jig’s Up!

From today’s Asbury Park Press op-ed “Time to end beach fees“: Supporters of beach fees insist that a fair user fee offsets costs that would otherwise fall more heavily on local residents. That, however, ignores the fact that most beachgoers, even out-of-state tourists, are already doing their part, through state and federal tax dollars that go toward […]

Christie On “Free” Beaches

I attended Christie’s town hall meeting Thursday and tried to ask him about Sweeny’s proposal to force beach towns to maintain the beaches at their own expense.  He never called on me (he was probably warned), but near the end of the meeting he allowed my fellow skeptic Mike Seebeck a question.  Happily, Mr Seebeck […]