Need help with your individual Sandy issues? Here’s how YOU can help YOU.

Need help with your individual Sandy issues? Here’s how YOU can help YOU. Does NJOP help people? Yes. And no.  The New Jersey Organizing Project actually isn’t a service organization.  When we say “service organization,” picture like – Catholic Charities, Affordable Housing Alliance, Ocean County Long Term Recovery Group.  A service organization is one with Read More »

Increase access to addiction medicines

Increase access to addiction medicines / Letter to the Editor, NJ.com When you last heard from me, I called on Congress to stop sitting on a bill to save lives. I’m thrilled that the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment (MAT) Act was finally passed out of a House committee in May. It may move for a floor Read More »

9 months since Ida, NJ survivors still waiting for funds, answers

9 months since Ida, NJ survivors still waiting for funding, answers / NJ 101.5 The storm continues for plenty of New Jerseyans who were impacted or displaced by the remnants of Ida nine months ago. Marking the first day of hurricane season, Ida survivors, advocates, and federal lawmakers gathered in Trenton on Wednesday to shine a light Read More »

NJ residents say they’re waiting for Ida aid 9 months later

NJ residents say they’re waiting for Ida aid 9 months later / AP News / June 2, 2022 By Mike Catalini  TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey resident Shashuna Atwater is still living with the awful smell of sewage that inundated her basement when the remnants of Hurricane Ida struck New Jersey nine months ago, destroying photographs, Read More »

Months without money; N.J. victims of Ida still waiting on relief

Months without money; N.J. victims of Ida still waiting on relief / The Press of Atlantic City / June 1, 2022 MIKE CATALINI | AP TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey resident Shashuna Atwater is still living with the awful smell of sewage that inundated her basement when the remnants of Hurricane Ida struck New Jersey nine months Read More »

Storm survivors say more federal funding needed for disaster recovery

Storm survivors say more federal funding needed for disaster recovery / NJ Spotlight News / June 1, 2022 MELISSA ROSE COOPER, CORRESPONDENT | JUNE 1, 2022 | ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT, MORE ISSUES Grassroots advocates and storm survivors are calling on the federal government to do better when it comes to disaster recovery funding. They say storms like Tropical Read More »