PolitickerNJ Wire Feed
Moriarty Warns Residents to Beware of Price Gouging; Urges Reporting
(TRENTON) Assembly Consumer Affairs Chairman Paul Moriarty (D-Gloucester/Camden) released the following statement Wednesday:
"Our hearts go out to those hit hardest by this terrible storm, and I offer my thanks and praise to all the emergency responders for their bravery and courage, and to the President, Governor and all the state and local officials who have made sure our state continues to have a strong response.
"But as we move onward, I also want to add my voice to the warnings going out to consumers about price gouging.
"State law makes excessive price increases illegal during a state of emergency. It also prohibits it for 30 days following the end of the emergency. The administration has promised to thoroughly investigate complaints, and I urge all consumers to be wary and to report any price gouging without hesitation. Please call the Division of Consumer Affairs at 862-209-0130 or 973-220-3474 to lodge any complaints..."
To read more, please visit the New Jersey General Assembly Democratic Office Web site.
A former administrator and a former shop foreman at the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission were convicted at trial today of charges that they directed subordinate employees to complete repairs or improvements at private homes while on-duty for the PVSC, according to Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman.Read More >
Days Since Last Christie Press Conference (Jan. 9)
Greenstein versus Watson Coleman in Princeton PRINCETON – When Princeton Community Democratic Organization (PCDO) Chairman Jim Durbin announced a second ballot runoff tonight and the losers headed for the back of the room, he alerted committee members to the names of the two surviving competitors. But people already...
BY JEFF BRINDLE Anytime now, the U.S. Supreme Court will render a decision in McCutcheon v. FEC. And while reformists may not like it, the high court is likely to allow national parties to raise far more money. That could strengthen them... Read More >
"The governor has allowed political cronyism to continue and even flourish, rather than stamp it out, with some of his closest confidants enriching themselves through millions of dollars in state contracts, and legal and lobbying fees, an Asbury Park Press review of thousands of pages of campaign, lobbying and contracting documents found."- The Asbury Park Press
Press releases are submitted by PolitickerNJ users, not by staff. They do not represent the viewpoint of PolitickerNJ.com.