Archive for Tag: New Jersey Board of Public Utilities

GOP push to lower gas prices, make NJ more affordable and push back on energy mandates ignored by Democrats at Thursday’s Assembly session

TRENTON, N.J. – Three times today Republicans tried to get Democrats to focus on rising gas and energy prices, but each time the majority wasn’t interested. “Today Republicans tried everything in their power to make New Jersey more affordable, and the Democrats stonewalled us,” said Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-Morris)....

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Dancer bill protecting cell phone customers from unauthorized “cramming” charges clears committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Customers would not have to pay for unauthorized charges placed on their phone bills due to “cramming” by third party vendors under legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and advanced by the Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee today. “Mysterious charges on phone bills that are disguised as...

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GOP lawmakers fume as Murphy administration absent (again) at hearing

TRENTON, N.J. – Five Republican lawmakers expressed frustration Wednesday after the Murphy administration did not testify during Assembly hearings examining the response of utility companies to massive power outages during Tropical Storm Isaias. “It’s unconscionable for any administration to refuse to answer questions from constituents who have reached out...

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