21 Videos from the Congressional Reception Videos are on Youtube
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Over the next few weeks we will be doing individual posts about the speakers and the video when the spoke.
The following members attended:
- Senator Bob Menendez
- Senator Cory Booker
- Congressman Donald Norcross
- Congressman Frank LoBiondo
- Congressman Chris Smith
- Congressman Frank Pallone
- Congressman Leonard Lance
- Congressman Albio Sires
- Congressman Bill Pascrell
- Congressman Donald Payne, Jr.
- Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman
The following members sent senior staff:
The following members did not take part:
Due to low spending limits, the draft U.S. House of Representatives Transportation Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) Appropriations Committee bill, released earlier this month, provides at least $1.5 billion less than what is needed. This proposed funding level will not ensure that every household in New Jersey currently receiving housing remain in their homes.
The funding cuts in the House Bill are not as deep as President Trump’s proposed budget released in May. However, the bill significantly cuts funding that New Jersey relies on for critical affordable housing resources that rebuild the lives of extremely low income seniors, people with disabilities, families with children, veterans, and other vulnerable population.