Frustration continues at the Motor Vehicle Commission

Yesterday in Newark, Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) called out state Democrats, blaming them for frustrations at the Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC). Christie says he put

NEWARK - Yesterday in Newark, Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) called out state Democrats, blaming them for frustrations at the Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC).

Christie says he put $35 million into the budget for the MVC and Democrats chose to take it away. He says the choice to shortchange the MVC is the root of its problems.

State Sen. Robert Gordon (D-Fair Lawn) says he believes Christie's budget cuts are the real problem. Several MVC offices have been closed statewide, since he took office.

Many MVC customers say they just want the commission's problems fixed. Ramez Farag says MVC workers turned his wife and others away Tuesday, two hours before they closed, telling them to complain to the governor.

Gordon says he hopes a public hearing next week will get to the root of the problem. The hearing will be held next Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the municipal building in Lodi.

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