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Chris Christie intervenes in private insurance contracts, asserts Hurricane Sandy was not a hurricane

Today New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed an Executive Order prohibiting insurance companies from imposing hurricane deductibles on victims of Hurricane Sandy. In the course of doing so, he explains that Hurricane Sandy “did not meet the regulatory threshold to trigger the application of hurricane deductibles by insurance companies in New Jersey.” In other words, Hurricane Sandy wasn’t really a hurricane.

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