Assessing New Jersey's takeover of Camden
November 18, 2009
What's the matter with Camden? After a 13-month investigation and a series of compelling stories in the Philadelphia Inquirer by reporter MATT KATZ, we have a better idea what's gone wrong with the largest, and most expensive, state takeover of an American city. Katz joins us in studio to discuss what's happened since 2002, when then-Gov. McGreevey gave the city a $182 million package of aid at the expense of stripping Camden's political self-determination, as well as what Governor-elect Chris Christie might do. Then, we'll call out to DAVE FOSTER, president and CEO of the Greater Camden Partnership, who offers a different take on the state's investment in Camden.
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