Children’s HealthWatch Principal Investigator, Dr. Megan Sandel, was featured in the Boston Globe.

In N.H., Christie pledges to focus on affordable housing

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie acknowledged Friday that housing affordability is “not the sexiest issue.” But he said that if elected president, he would reach out to governors in the most needy states to get an idea of what needs to be done by the federal government.

Megan Sandel, a pediatrician from the Boston University School of Medicine, asked Christie why housing isn’t being discussed, when income inequality is.

“No one asks,” he responded. “It’s not what they want for entertainment because no one is going to argue on it.”

Christie’s answer resonated with Sandel. “I think if we don’t talk about it, we’re never going to address it,” she said. “This is an issue that when you get it right, it really is the foundation for the future of America.”

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