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On the last Friday in February, Public Service Electric & Gas company filed with the Jersey Board of Public Utilities a plan to spend $1.6 billion to modernize its aging natural-gas mains, which deliver fuel to its 1.9 million customers in the state. The new plan contemplates the following:

5 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS FACING THE ENERGY INDUSTRY IN THE COMING YEAR

The state faces major decisions on energy issues that will affect residents and businesses. Regulatory officials and policymakers have struggled to resolve for years. Among the issues are concerns related to New Jersey having the highest energy costs in the Nation, creating a system to make the power grid less vulnerable to outrages during extreme weather, and determining the right mix of clean energy sources, such as solar systems and smaller power plants to provide power to local manufacturers.

IBEW member elected to Congress

NJ AFL-CIO: The New Jersey labor movement made history by electing our union brother Donald Norcross, IBEW Local 351, to the U.S. Congress. This would not have been possible without thousands of union members who volunteered each week leading up to the election. We also congratulate Sen. Cory Booker on his election to a full term in the U.S. Senate, and applaud the election of 31 labor candidates, bringing the total to 814 election victories through our Labor Candidates Program. The win ratio was 82% with four races too close to call.

Labor Is In the House! Union Brother Donald Norcross Becomes First Labor Candidate Elected to Congress

Tonight the New Jersey labor movement made history by electing our union brother Donald Norcross, IBEW Local 351, to the U.S. Congress. This would not have been possible without thousands of union members who volunteered each week leading up to the election. We also congratulate Sen. Cory Booker on his election to a full term in the U.S. Senate, and applaud the election of 31 labor candidates, bringing the total to 814 election victories through our Labor Candidates Program. The win ratio was 82% with four races too close to call.

Labor Walk Volunteers Needed

With Election Day only 42 days away, much work remains. The labor movement is counting on you to ensure that we elect Cory Booker to the U.S. Senate, all endorsed Congressional candidates, 39 rank-and-file labor candidates on Tuesday, November 4th.  Every affiliated union is strongly encouraged to provide volunteers for labor walks between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon as listed below. Please fax completed forms to (609) 989-8734.

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