Happy New Year! 2018 marks a change in our state as we usher in the 218th Legislative Session and a new Murphy/Oliver administration. Lame duck officially ended Tuesday, Jan. 9 at noon, but former Gov. Chris Christie had until Tuesday, Jan. 16 at noon to sign, veto or ignore the bills on his desk. In […]
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While the legislature typically only meets on Monday and Thursdays, a special session is being convened tomorrow, Wednesday, December 20 for a joint meeting of the Assembly Telecommunications & Utilities Committee and the Senate Energy & Environment Committee. They will consider A-5330 (McKeon, Burzichelli, DeAngelo, Taliferro)/S-3560 (Sweeney, Smith, Van Drew), which would establish a nuclear […]
On Thursday, Senate President Sweeney and Senator Smith introduced S-3560 that would establish a nuclear diversity certificate (NDC) program. If passed, the legislation would create a process for the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) to develop regulations for nuclear power plants that deliver electricity to New Jersey. The bill would also establish a […]
The Assembly Telecommunications & Utilities and the Senate Environment & Energy Committees met on Monday, December 4, 2017 to discuss strategies related to New Jersey nuclear generation. NJBIA presented testimony for consideration and it can be viewed here. We welcome any input from our members on this topic and look forward to continuing the dialogue […]