Pallone, Watson Coleman, Kim Applaud House Passage of Appropriations Bill that Provides Relief for Families Still Recovering from Sandy

Pallone, Watson Coleman, Kim Applaud House Passage of Appropriations Bill that Provides Relief for Families Still Recovering from Sandy / Office of Congressman Frank Pallone / 7/29/2021 Washington, DC – Representatives Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and Andy Kim (NJ-03) today applauded House passage of an appropriations bill that provides relief for Read More »

Groups lobby state for American Rescue Plan billions

Groups lobby state for American Rescue Plan billions / Press of AC / 7/28/2021 Michele Brunetti Post In the second of the Murphy administration’s two online hearings about how the state should spend its $6.2 billion American Rescue Plan grant, representatives of teachers, essential workers, business owners, undocumented workers and more asked for millions for Read More »

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 »

Bill waving Sandy relief clawbacks to get House vote, members say

Bill waving Sandy relief clawbacks to get House vote, members say / New Jersey Globe / 7/16/2021 Nikita Biryukov Three of New Jersey’s congresspeople on Friday announced two bills waiving the repayment of federal benefits disbursed to New Jersey homeowners and municipalities impacted by Superstorm Sandy would advance in the House of Representatives. “Superstorm Sandy Read More »

Don’t make Sandy victims repay federal disaster funds: NJ lawmakers

Don’t make Sandy victims repay federal disaster funds: NJ lawmakers / Asbury Park Press / 5/3/21 New Jersey’s entire House delegation has signed a letter asking the federal government to grant financial relief to families and towns still recovering from 2012’s superstorm Sandy. The letter, written by U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., asks leaders of Read More »

We need real COVID-19 Relief NOW

We need pandemic relief that meets the moment. The reality is if we want to put an end to this public health and economic crisis, Congress must send trillions of dollars out the door as soon as humanly possible. People need to work safely, pay the rent, they need to put food on the table. Read More »

Clawbacks Update

UPDATE 1/28/2021: We have a new opportunity to push for RREM clawback forgiveness at the Federal Level – where the problem started in the first place. We are hopeful new HUD leadership will work with us on this. Last year was a tough year.  For many of us, COVID-19 was the disaster on top of Read More »

Let’s Get Sandy Families Home

It’s been 8 long years since Superstorm Sandy. In those years, some of us were able to get home, others lost their homes forever, and some of us are still fighting to get home. Two years ago, on the 6th Sandy Anniversary, we stood with Governor Murphy as a new $50 million supplemental funding program Read More »