Archive for Tag: Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee

Dancer bill protects consumers from paying for cable TV services they never receive

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer wants cable television providers to prorate bills for customers who experience service disruptions or cancellations. “This is commonsense legislation – consumers shouldn’t be paying for services they do not receive,” said Dancer. Altice, which operates as Optimum in New Jersey – one of...

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As hurricane season rolls in, DePhillips wants state to revoke power company franchises when they can’t get the lights back on

TRENTON, N.J. – One week after Tropical Storm Isaias hit, thousands of New Jersey residents are still in the dark.  At the peak of Tuesday’s storm, over 1.4 million people were in the dark, and there were still about 5,340 Garden State residents without power Monday morning. “This is...

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