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Governor signs Dancer, Handlin bill increasing penalties for ‘slamming’ by third-party energy suppliers

TRENTON, N.J. – Legislation increasing penalties on energy suppliers and marketers for hijacking consumers’ electric bills was signed Wednesday by Governor Phil Murphy. Sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and Assemblywoman Amy Handlin, the consumer protection bill (A1683) doubles the penalties for changing a consumer’s power company without approval to...

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