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Lame Duck Alert 12/23

December 23, 2013 J,

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 [...]

Take Action: STOP Trenton’s Biodiesel Mandate!

November 21, 2013 J

AFP is urging activists to take action to stop a proposed biodiesel mandate that will mean higher costs for NJ ratepayers and business! Details below. The Legislature is pushing yet another mandate on New Jersey energy consumers—this time a “bipartisan” bill that will force home oil heat retailers to add biodiesel into their mix in [...]

11/15 Lame Duck Update

November 15, 2013 J,

AFP testified yesterday before the Senate Economic Growth Committee against Sen. Lesniak’s so-called “Economic Opportunity Act II” (Bill S3030) proposal. This is a second round of corporate welfare as the original bill passed earlier this year. Coming up Monday, Nov. 18 The Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee will take up the Bio-based Heating Oil Act (Bill [...]

Committee Hearing On RGGI, Thurs. Oct 10

October 08, 2013 J,

The Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee will hold a hearing this Thursday and will take up the issue of forcing New Jersey back into the job-destroying RGGI Cap & Trade program. AFP will be in Trenton to testify! If you wish to attend, the hearing will take place at Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State [...]

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