According to a records analysis by New Jersey Watchdog, $300,000 of his $360,000 from the expense budget, went toward consumption of food, groceries and booze. That includes $82,594 being shelled out over the course of 58 visits to the concessions operator at MetLife Stadium during the 2010 and 2011 football seasons.
Besides the $82,594 on concessions at the stadium, the report showed Christie shelled out $102,495 on groceries and alcoholic beverages from retail stores. That includes 53 shopping trips and a total of $76,373 at Wegmans Food Markets, 51 visits to ShopRite supermarkets totalling $11,971 and seven trips totalling $6,536 to ShopRite’s liquor stores.
Christie, who is considering running for president in 2016, is paid a $175,000 salary but in addition receives $95,000 a year for expenses.