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Westwood, NJ
Specialty Writer — Bergen Record
As seen in:  Bergen Record
Covers:  Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey State Government, New Jersey Legislature, 2016 Election, Hurricane Sandy Recovery, New Jersey News, New Jersey Politics, Governor Christie

I cover @GovChristie and #NJpolitics for The Record. Tweet, call or email me tips / 973.362.5856 /

Melissa Hayes's Biography

State House Bureau reporter for The Record (North Jersey Media Group) covering Governor Christie. Prior to moving to the Trenton Bureau I worked as a municipal reporter in the paper's main office covering a group of communities in northern Bergen County.

Before joining The Record in 2010 I spent a year at The Jersey Journal covering Jersey City and Hudson County politics, including a number of federal court cases ...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was an education reporter at two weekly papers owned by Packet Publications in Middlesex County

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Many, many, many years ago as a kid before we had a household computer
Aug 20, 2014

RT @MichaelSymons_: The latest in Statehouse ice-bucket news: Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and rest of Christie's Cabinet get soaked for ALS.

Aug 20, 2014

“Having thereby given assurance that my office would not be moved to the parking deck I hereby challenge the Lt Gov" he said

Aug 20, 2014

"In deference to Kim’s position at Lt Gov I first sought permission from God before issuing this challenge" Czech said

Aug 20, 2014

Czech, who is in a wheelchair, attended the event and had a friend read a written statement for him.

Aug 20, 2014

Lt. Gov Guadagno says cabinet has close connection to ALS. Bob Czech civil service commissioner has ALS. He was on hand for challenge

Aug 20, 2014

@sjf1 He wasn't here. He's campaigning in Kansas and Oklahoma with the RGA. The Lt. Gov challenged the cabinet

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