Camden Mayor relieved Gov. will allow ‘transitional’ state aid to flow

    Camden Mayor Dana Redd said Wednesday Governor Christie’s reversal on the state’s transitional aid program to distressed communities has provided a welcomed relief.

    According to CBS 3 and KYW Newsradio in Philadelphia, Mayor Redd called the proposal a level of partnership, accountability and transparency.

    Urban aid was slashed as part of statewide budget cuts.

    According to the report, Camden got $69 million last year in transitional aid, making up nearly 40 percent of its total budget.

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