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AARP Calls on Board of Public Utilities to Reject PSE&G's Flawed Multi-Billion Dollar Upgrade Plan

AARP Calls on Board of Public Utilities to Reject PSE&G’s Flawed Multi-Billion Dollar Upgrade Plan

Posted on 04/9/2014 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

…Urges Board to Construct a Program that Delivers Results, is Cost Effective and Protects Consumers   PRINCETON- Today, AARP, a party in the so-called “Energy Strong” proceeding, filed its initial brief with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, urging the Board to reject PSE&G’s mammoth Energy Strong proposal as filed, a multi-billion proposal which is high on cost, yet light on actual, tangible benefits for PSE&G customers. “PSE&G, quite simply, did not carry its burden for this unusual and …

AARP to BPU: Crucial defects continue to plague fatally-flawed “Energy Strong” proposal

Posted on 02/27/2014 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

TRENTON- Today, on behalf of AARP, Barbara R. Alexander testified at evidentiary hearings on PSE&G’s multi-billion “Energy Strong” proposal, which would represent the largest rate increase in New Jersey history, yet would only provide modest benefit to a small minority of customers. Yet 100% of PSE&G customers would pay. Alexander served for 10 years as Director of the Consumer Assistance Division of the Maine Public Utilities Commission. Since 1996, she has served as an independent consultant focusing on issues concerning …

AARP Applauds Governor Christie, Legislative Sponsors for New Law Establishing Strong Consumer Protections in NJ’s Emerging Energy Market

AARP Applauds Governor Christie, Legislative Sponsors for New Law Establishing Strong Consumer Protections in NJ’s Emerging Energy Market

Posted on 01/29/2014 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

AARP applauds the recent enactment of A-3422, legislation to protect utility consumers in the state’s rapidly emerging third party energy supply market. The bill prohibits certain energy suppliers from making false and misleading claims to potential customers and prohibits suppliers’ calls to customers where no business relationship exists. The bill, sponsored by Assemblyman Dan Benson (D – Mercer, Middlesex) and Senator Linda Greenstein (D- Mercer, Middlesex) passed the legislature with near-unanimous bi-partisan support. The bill was signed into law by …

The ACA and YOU: A live Twitter chat event with AARP NJ State President Dave Mollen

The ACA and YOU: A live Twitter chat event with AARP NJ State President Dave Mollen

Posted on 10/1/2013 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

Today, one of the centerpieces of the Affordable Care Act, the health insurance marketplace, opened for enrollment, offering benefits for tens of thousands right here in New Jersey. Yet, despite how much we have all seen and read about the health care law, questions still remain. Join AARP New Jersey State President Dave Mollen who will answer YOUR ACA questions LIVE via Twitter on Wednesday, October 9th at 7pm. Learn how the health care law affects you and your family…and …

No Second Class Services at the Jersey Shore

Posted on 07/31/2013 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

AARP Calls on Christie Administration to Investigate Verizon’s Plan to Abandon High Quality, Landline Phone Service at the NJ Shore and Replace it with Voice Link   PRINCETON: AARP has filed a formal request with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to investigate Verizon’s plan to offer its new wireless Voice Link service instead of its traditional landline service in Mantoloking, NJ and possibly other parts of the state. On behalf of approximately 1.3 million members in the …

AARP Mourns the Loss of Senator Frank Lautenberg

Posted on 06/3/2013 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

AARP Mourns the Loss of Senator Frank Lautenberg Statement from AARP New Jersey State President Dave Mollen PRINCETON- AARP mourns the loss of a great New Jerseyan with the passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg. Over the course of his 89 years, from his boyhood in Paterson, to his time spent defending our country in WWII, to his 30+ years of distinguished service representing residents of the Garden State in the U.S. Senate, Senator Lautenberg consistently displayed a passion for that …