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NJ State Energy Master Plan Public Testimony 7/17/19

July 15, 2019

NJ State Energy Master Plan Public Testimony 7/17/19

Testimony of Ron RiversEnergy Master Plan Stakeholder MeetingJuly 17th, 2019 Good afternoon, President Fiordaliso and Commissioners, my name is Ron Rivers. I’m here as a citizen stakeholder to offer feedback on the proposed EMP.  First, I’ll mention that I believe the overall plan was well done and commend the Governor and Board of Public Utilities […]

January 1, 2019

Shedding Light on New Jersey’s Local Elections

OurSociety is a 501c3 non-profit based in NJ that developed a free campaign platform (beta) for local candidates. Our all-volunteer team consisted of members from across the country who dedicated significant time and capital over the past year to improve New Jersey residents access to their local elections. In the end we discovered data that […]

December 18, 2018

Three Solutions to fix New Jersey’s Minimum Wage Bill

On Thursday, December 6th, 2018 New Jersey Assembly Speaker Coughlin introduced a bill to increase the minimum wage in New Jersey to $15 per hour by 2024. The bill includes exemptions for small businesses operating with less than ten employees, farm workers, teenagers, and seasonal workers, delaying the increase in minimum wage until 2029. The […]