May 4: Committee Hearing on Renewable Energy Mandate Bill

April 28, 2015J,

NO to a Devastating 80% Renewable Energy Mandate! On Monday, May 4, the committee will take up a bill (S2444) that would mandate that 80% of our electricity come from alternative energy by 2050. These mandates, otherwise known as renewable portfolio standards (RPS), are known job killers that will mean vastly higher electricity rates for […]

Fight Cap & Trade! DEP Hearing Aug. 8 In Trenton!

August 01, 2014J,

The DEP will hold a public hearing on its proposal to repeal New Jersey’s Cap & Trade rules on Friday, August 8 at 10AM! AFP will be there to testify and activists are urged to attend. Details: Friday, August 8, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection First Floor Hearing Room 401 […]

Legislative Alert: Monday, May 19

Monday’s legislative agenda encapsulates much of what is wrong with Trenton. A slew of bad bills are up before various committees which are harmful to ratepayers and taxpayers, from bad housing and energy policy, to corporate welfare, to a tax on e-cigarettes. Senate Environment and Energy (Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor, 10AM) S1513: A bill […]

Lame Duck Alert 12/23

AFP continues to monitor the lame duck session of the Legislature. Over the past two weeks bills have moved on the RGGI Cap & Trade scheme and open space spending. AFP has been in Trenton to oppose these proposals. RGGI Cap & Trade Scheme – Bills SCR146/SCR162 SCR146 and SCR162 were merged into one bill. Each […]