SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Mayor Al Smith and others from Scotch Plains is in Trenton today to speak at a public hearing in Trenton concerning the affordable housing process on Wednesday, July 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the State House Annex (131-137 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08608) in Committee Room 16.    

This hearing is hosted by the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee, and the Committee will receive testimony from invited guests and the public concerning the affordable housing needs of the State.

Mayor Al Smith is giving testimony at the hearing and he invites residents who are available to attend the public hearing and give their own testimony. Click here to read Mayor Smith's Letter to the Editor in TAP into Scotch Plains-Fanwood. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.