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By Orrin G. Hatch
Procedural changes impede the chamber's traditional deliberative function
Topic - Bill Curtis
The northern Ocean County beach towns along Route 35 are no stranger to traffic jams along the narrow, heavily traveled highway. But two weeks ago, a perfect storm of unseasonably mild weather, a charity swimming event in Seaside Heights and the torturous process of fixing the damage from Superstorm Sandy created epic gridlock.
"We wouldn't think of missing it," said Bill Curtis, a retiree from Los Angeles who was with his wife at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, Calif. "Family is important and we love the holiday.
"It was a real nightmare, and unexpected," said Bay Head Mayor Bill Curtis, who was stuck in the gridlock himself.