Gov. Christie to Visit Scotch Plains Today

August 14, 2013 at 7:28 AM

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Late on Tuesday it was announced that Governor Chris Christie would be visiting Scotch Plains on Wednesday afternoon, to walk down Park Avenue talking with businesses and to have lunch at the Highlander.

A posting on Facebook states that “If there are any supporters of Vivian Wilson, the little Scotch Plains girl who has the deadly seizure disorder, and the cause to reform NJ's MMJ program to make it a safe, operational program, please come out to support tomorrow.”

It is also expected that Gov. Christie will be making a campaign announcement.

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