Christie says mystery NJ Transit 'civil service' employee, not director, is to blame for damage to trains during Sandy
(Source: Associated Press, October 4, 2013)
TRENTON, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie says a low-level manager — not the state's mass transit chief — was to blame for failing to move trains to higher ground during Superstorm Sandy, causing $120 million in damage.
The governor says the unnamed employee was a civil servant and because of civil service rules, could only be demoted and not fired. However, the New Jersey Civil Service Commission website makes no reference to NJ Transit and the agency's job applications don't mention civil service requirements.
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Friday, October 04, 2013
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