The Telecommunications and Utilities Committee is responsible for monitoring all segments of the telecommunications and utilities industry in New Jersey. The panel oversees issues affecting cable television, the Internet, public utilities, telecommunications technologies, and the energy industry.
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MONDAY - Medical Marijuana Status, Offshore Wind Energy, Long-Term Care & Delaware Bayshore Tourism Top Assembly CommitteesStatus of state medical marijuana program, facilitating offshore wind energy projects, helping provide compensation relief to long term care facilities and promoting Delaware Bayshore tourism highlight Monday's Assembly committee meetings…
Eustace Introduces Legislation to Advance Energy Efficiency, Environmental Sustainability in N.J.Measures Chart Path for Microgrids, Smart Growth, Solar Panel Installation & Updated Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards
Assemblyman Tim Eustace has introduced four bills to promote energy efficiency and environmental sustainability throughout New Jersey.
"Every day, people statewide depend on having safe, reliable energy for everything from lighting rooms to engaging in personal and professional communication to heating and cooling their homes," said Eustace (D-Bergen/Passaic). "By facilitating the efficient delivery of power to New Jersey residents, these bills will help advance our energy policy and keep the state running smoothly."
McKeon, Diegnan, Jasey & Andrzejczak Bill to Permit Shared Services Energy Authority Clears AssemblyMeasure Projected to Save Municipalities Up to $68 Million
Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats John McKeon, Patrick Diegnan, Mila Jasey and Bob Andrzejczak to help cut costs for municipally-operated utilities gained approval from the full Assembly on Monday.
"This measure would drive competition and help lower costs by enabling municipalities to enter into shared service contracts," said McKeon (D-Essex/Morris).