The Rev. Al Sharpton was in Vineland today on one a few stops in New Jersey where he’s opposing cuts by the Christie Administration.
Sharpton was at the Vineland Developmental Center rallying for the care of the residents and the jobs of the employees. The center houses 350 severely disabled women, and is on the chopping block as part of Christie’s budget. Christie plans save $1.6 million a year by closing the center.
Sharpton told employees governors like Christie shouldn’t try to balance their deficits on the backs of the working class. He was also expected to join national union leaders at a panel with legislators in Trenton and participate in a rally later today in Newark.