Christie Administration to deploy mobile cabinet to Tuckerton Tuesday

    The Christie Administration will host a mobile cabinet Tuesday to assist Tuckerton residents and businesses recovering from Superstorm Sandy.

    Representatives from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the Governor’s Office of Constituent Relations, Department of State’s Business Action Center, and Departments of Human Services, Banking and Insurance, Children & Families, Environmental Protection, Community Affairs, Treasury, Transportation and Labor & Workforce Development will be in attendance. Federal goverment representatives include the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the National Flood Insurance Program.

    The event will be held at the First United Methodist Church on North Green Street in Tuckerton from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m Tuesday. 

    On Jersey Shore Hurricane News, residents and business owners from Tuckerton and adjacent municipalities have lamented about their “forgotten” communities post-Sandy.

    The SandPaper reports that the increased attention is the result of letters written by the Rev. Merideth Mueller of the First Presbyterian Church of Tuckerton to Governor Christie asking for help for Tuckerton residents who continue to suffer and are “not stronger than the storm.”

    “Right now the governor must be visible; we want the government to come to Tuckerton. I think it’s the only thing that will satisfy me. We need to get it out there that this area is being neglected,” Mueller tells the publication. 

    “We do feel neglected, and there are many people ready to give up. They are stressed. I feel a visit from the governor could do a lot to boost morale as no one else can. It will take someone of his stature to reassure us that we are not forgotten.”

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