Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) had the following published this week in the Newark Star-Ledger:
“New Jersey has the 38th-worst unemployment rate in the nation, and for construction workers the jobless rate is even worse. At the same time, thousands of school children, their teachers and other staff face serious health and safety hazards and poor learning conditions in buildings that may be more than a hundred years old.
“Put these facts together and it becomes obvious that Gov. Chris Christie has a golden opportunity to put New Jersey’s building and construction tradespeople to work modernizing our schools and making them safe, energy-efficient, productive learning environments…”
Read the rest of Assemblyman Singleton’s op-ed here.