Trenton, NJ --(ENEWSPF)--November 3, 2012. The U.S. Department of Labor approved a $15.6 million National Emergency Grant to fund Governor Chris Christie’s plan to hire unemployed New Jersey residents to assist with Hurricane Sandy clean-up and recovery efforts in the Garden State.
The plan, submitted for federal funding by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development earlier this week, will give temporary jobs to unemployed residents through local government agencies that need to restore public lands and infrastructure. The USDOL has initially released $5.2 million of the $15 . . .