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Eustace, Benson and Zwicker Bill to Establish Solar Power Incentive Program Released by Assembly Panel
Legislation Provides Financial Incentives to Owners of Solar Panel Systems,
(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Tim Eustace, Daniel Benson and Andrew Zwicker to establish the "Solar Power Incentive Program" to provide financial incentives to owners of solar panel systems and to also help reduce electric grid congestion throughout the state was approved by the Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee on Thursday.
Reduce Electric Grid Congestion
"Many families are making eco-friendly choices to install solar panel systems," said Eustace (D-Bergen, Passaic). "Families choosing to use solar panels are cutting energy costs and, most importantly, moving the state toward a greener, more environmentally responsible future. We should continue to encourage the use of solar power through incentive programs such as this one."
Sumter, Jasey, Muoio & Benson HESAA Reform Bill Package Clears Assembly CommitteeBills Would Impose New Regulations to Better Protect Families Planning for College from Taking on Unmanageable Student Loan Debt
Legislation Assembly Democrats Shavonda Sumter, Mila Jasey, Elizabeth Muoio and Daniel Benson sponsored to make comprehensive reforms within the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) in an effort to combat student loan debt in New Jersey was advanced Thursday by an Assembly committee.
"The only concern a college student should have after graduating is choosing which job will lead them closer to their goals," said Sumter (D-Bergen/Passaic).
Mazzeo, Andrzejczak, Jimenez, Vainieri Huttle, Benson & Wimberly Bill Boosting Rental Assistance for Veterans AdvancesLegislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Vince Mazzeo, Bob Andrzejczak, Angelica Jimenez, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Daniel Benson and Benjie Wimberly to boost rental assistance to military veterans was approved by an Assembly panel on Thursday.
"Our veterans were willing to endure untold sacrifices for their country. Now we need to step up to the plate and do all we can to help care for them," said Mazzeo (D-Atlantic). This financial assistance is meant to give a hands-up while they find the road back to self-sufficiency."