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Visitors a New Jersey are getting turned away one by one from seeing the stature of liberty due to the government shutdown.
If the ridership doesn't improve and you know that we may have to make adjustments and -- some people off.
Mike Burke is the CEO statue cruises the main ferry service that brings tourists from Jersey City and Battery Park to see lady liberty and Ellis Island.
We'll -- off today at least fifty to 60%.
Down and the gross revenues and -- -- -- -- as -- you know unchanged had.
Burke says his stuff is unfortunately it also familiar with service being interrupted we dealt with sister two and 48 days in months.
We have to sandy went from October 29 of July 3 the same -- And with the considerable loss of -- from sandy the last thing Mike wants to do is lose more money and lay people off because of Washington.
I'm sorry that they're not furloughed and -- as well because I don't think there's a sensitivity to what it does -- Our employees and to our visitors and guests statue cruises is offering 24 harbor sightseeing trips from New York.
And -- from New Jersey per day until the government shutdown is lifted.
And Jersey City Matt Alvarez Fox 5 News.
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