A few years ago, federal agencies updated national flood maps in turn, preventing Valley Community Management from continuing normal operations and offering safe affordable housing to Lehigh Valley residents. Despite many attempts to move projects forward I was continually met with roadblocks and deaf ears. In the end, it took a meeting with State Senator Mario Scavello to get the job done. Scavello didn’t bend any rules to make our project happen, he simply looked at the facts and ensured that our organization was heard by regulatory agencies.
Check out my full Opinion piece on Lehigh Valley Live.