GREENWALD: ‘REINSTITUTE LEGAL SERVICES FUNDING’

Assembly Budget Chairman Lou Greenwald (D-Camden) had the following published in The Times of Trenton :

“The governor has cut $10 million from Legal Services of New Jersey and eliminated funding for clinical legal programs for the poor at Rutgers School of Law in Camden and in Newark from the state’s budget.

“We heard from a gentleman from Camden this week, who said he’s heard people talk about needing to turn to prayer in response to the governor’s budget cuts and as they weighed the impact to legal services on their community. He in turn told them, “God doesn’t need the money. Legal services do…”