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Sweeney Talks Tent City

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New Jersey’s Senate President, Steve Sweeney sticks around the studio to talk about the issue of Tent Cities popping up all over New Jersey.  Meg brought to his attention that some of these people do have jobs and it comes down to being able to afford the cost of living in New Jersey.   Sweeney said, “that really does speak to the issue, you have people every day going out and working and doing the job that we all need to have done and they can’t support their families and they are living in tents in one of the wealthiest states in the nation.”

Bill mentioned that the problem with New Jersey is affordability and he wants to know if all this talk is happening only because it’s an election year?  Sweeney goes on  to say that, “This state has major major problems and we need to make sure that we have less government and that more money goes to the private sector than the public sector to create real jobs and sustainability.”

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