ADVISORY: Wisniewski to hold town hall on affordable housing Monday in Newark
– On Monday, Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-Sayreville) will join the People’s Organization for Progress for a Town Hall on New Jersey’s Housing Crisis, to discuss affordable housing options for the state.
New Jersey ranks first in the nation for foreclosures and many communities did not live up to their affordable housing requirements and now must provide 200,000 housing units. Assemblyman Wisniewski will lead a discussion on finding ways the state can address the crisis.
Here is the itinerary:
Date: Monday, March 13
Time: Doors Open 7:00 p.m., Event begins 7:30 p.m.
Location: Town Hall on New Jersey’s Housing Crisis with the People’s Organization for Progress, Abyssinian Baptist Church, 224 West Kinney Street, Newark
John Wisniewski has served in the New Jersey General Assembly since 1995. As Chairman of the Transportation Committee, Wisniewski led the fight against former Governor Jon Corzine’s attempt to privatize and sell the New Jersey Turnpike and first exposed Governor Christie’s “Bridgegate” scandal. He is the former New Jersey State Democratic Party Chair and recently chaired U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential effort in the Garden State. Born and raised in Sayreville, Assemblyman Wisniewski is an attorney and small business owner in his hometown.
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