McGreevey in Trenton to talk prisoner re-entry

Former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey has returned to Trenton.

McGreevey had an hour-long, closed-door meeting with Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson Friday to discuss prisoner re-entry programs.

McGreevey is the executive director of the Jersey City Employment and Training Program. It counsels former inmates returning to society. McGreevey has also been featured in a documentary produced by the daughter of U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi on his work with prison inmates.

Jackson says that McGreevey asked for Friday’s meeting. McGreevey says he will continue discussing the idea of a one-stop-shop for people returning from jail in Trenton and may have a proposal for a similar program in Trenton next year.

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McGreevey resigned as governor 10 years ago this month after a scandal-plagued stint and announcing that he was a “gay American.”

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