Monday, August 18, 2014

NJ green businesses losing out to annual budget raids

Energy-savings businesses are feeling the pinch
New Jersey environmentalists are frustrated by the millions of dollars in green program money that have been transferred each budget year by Gov. Chris Christie to non-environmental purposes.

But New Jersey's governor is not alone in shunting green money to patch budget holes in other programs.

In the audio story below,WNYC's Jessica Gould reports on the growing trend and interviews two New Jersey men whose green businesses have been hurt by the diversions. Still, one of them says he'd vote for Christie again.


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