History may remember the Port Authority board's final meeting of 2015 as the day the Gateway Tunnel project officially went from pipe dream to economic imperative. In a little over a month, the $20 billion Tunnel project has gotten a promise of 50 percent funding from the federal government and a guarantee of regular funding sources in the federal Highway and Transportation bill.
At last count Camden county had about 650 homeless residents, more than half were disabled. Once these 50 participants are placed in a home the program will then work to bring in needed services --- like behavioral and addiction help.
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