Ambassador Phillip D. Murphy, who is a Democratic Party candidate in the 2017 New Jersey gubernatorial race, held a town hall meeting in North Brunswick on Saturday, February 11, 2017. He offered his qualifications to potential voters and spoke to his views and policies on campaign issues. Joining Ambassador Murphy at the meeting was Levi Sanders, Bernie Sander’s son.
Franklin Township Task Force member, Linda Powell, coordinated a rally with Food and Water Watch. Task Force members, including Councilman Rajiv Prasad, braved the cold outside the venue, holding signs opposing Williams Compressor Gas Station 206 and distributing flyers. Many volunteers from RACS 206 joined the group, effectively making a huge statement by the sheer numbers protesting.
Inside the venue, Phil Murphy articulated to the crowd of over 150 people that New Jersey, as a densely populated State, presented a challenge to the environment, but made clear “we” must be stewards. “Let’s get back to recognizing Climate Change”, Murphy expressed enthusiasm, rousing the audience to a round of applause.
Attendees were provided with cards to write questions on issues that concerned them. A few cards were selected and answered during the Q&A session.
Phil Murphy’s campaign manager informed attendees that each question card would be addressed and answered. RACS 206 volunteers and the Franklin Township Task Force who submitted question cards with their concerns about Compressor Station 206 are awaiting a response from Ambassador Murphy’s office.
More to come ……………………..