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Buono Tours Tent City

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Meg continues to chase down the conditions of New Jersey’s various tent cities and this time she got a little help from Senator Barbara Buono.  Meg met up with Buono at Lakewood’s tent city where the Senator was surprised by the living conditions and also by the fact that there are numerous other locations like this throughout the Garden State.

Meg asked the Senator if she has anything to say to Christie about the fact that these encampments are still standing and she responded by saying, “He came to the tent city in Camden and he decried what was going on there and he promised that he would do something about it and then he got elected and nothing was done, and many think they have expanded and gotten worse.”

Buono also said that the issue here is affordable housing.  Even if these people have a job, they simply cannot afford to live in New Jersey and something has to be done about it. 

Meg hopes that as she continues to bring attention to these tent cities that something will hopefully be done to help the people that are living there.

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