By David Madden
FREEHOLD, N.J. (CBS) — Many in Sandy-ravaged sections of New Jersey are complaining, one year after the superstorm, that they’re still waiting on promised state and federal help.READ MORE: Firefighters Battling 400-Acre Wildfire In Burlington County, New Jersey
A group representing Hispanics has fired off a second letter to HUD officials about the response they’ve gotten from the Christie Administration.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
Two weeks ago, the Latino Action Network complained about inadequate information posted on a Spanish-language recovery web site (see related story). Christian Estevez, a spokesman for the group, concedes the state has fixed that problem but says it’s not enough.
“Fixing the web site was only one part of it,” he said today. “The other part of it was making the people whole who may have been impacted by this omission.”MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: Delaware Gov. John Carney, State Officials To Provide COVID-19 Update
His group seeks to extend filing deadlines for seeking FEMA assistance. Estevez also complains that his group has yet to have any meaningful discussions with state officials over the issues they’ve cited.