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Utilities in NJ Could be Charged for Slow Service
It seems as though storms are getting worse every year in New Jersey and residents and business have been left without power for a week and more in recent years. A Garden State lawmaker has introduced a measure to protect businesses that are forced to shut down during power outages.
Electric Rates to Rise
New Jersey's second-largest utility company has been given permission to raise customers' bills to pay the costs it incurred to restore power after Superstorm Sandy and other storms.
Bill Would Create Task Force
Hoping to minimize the impact of severe weather on public utilities and shorten power outages for residents, a state legislator will introduce a bill today to create a commission tasked with finding better ways deliver energy to consumers.

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