Robyn Roberts, Public Information Officer
(973) 648-2690

December 17, 2007 - Public Advocate Urges BPU To  Screen Low-income, Senior Consumers For Energy Assistance Program.

December 06, 2007 - Remarks of Stefanie A. Brand, Director of the N.J. Division of Rate Counsel Regarding the New Jersey Greenhouse Gas Initiative Act/Assembly Bill 4559(Mckeon/Chivukula) Presented at the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee Meeting.

November 08, 2007 - Rate Counsel Opposes Deregulation of Cable Rates in 109 Towns.

October 24, 2007 - Rate Counsel Negotiates 44 Percent Reduction in Middlesex Water Co. Rate Increase Request.

October 24, 2007 - Rate Counsel Negotiates 54 Percent Reduction of United Water Rate Increase Request.

September 20, 2007 - Public Advocate Urges BPU to Reform State’s Electric Power Auction.

August 31, 2007 - Public Advocate Recommends Allowing More NJ Residents Eligibility for Telephone Assistance.

August 27, 2007 - Brand Named New Ratepayer Advocate.

August 27, 2007 - Public Advocate Opposes Regional Power Authority’s Effort to Settle Market Monitor Complaint.

August 24, 2007 - Public Advocate Opposes AT&T's Effort to Stop Reporting Critical Consumer Data. Data used to examine service quality and market competition.

August 15, 2007 - Public Advocate Says Atlantic Electric's Proposal Would Cost South Jersey Ratepayers More. Proposed Plan Would Increase Rates by $91.5 million.

August 14, 2007 - Public Advocate Files Appeal To Stop Telecom Deregulation Decision Advocate Fears Higher Rates.

August 07, 2007 - Public Advocate Opposes Two New Verizon Telephone Charges.

July 30, 2007 - West Milford, Elizabeth and Montvale Area Cable Subscribers Could Pay More. Public Advocate Opposes FCC Deregulation Order.

July 16, 2007 - PSE&G Owes Ratepayers $130 Million in Overpayments.

June 20, 2007  - Public Advocate Wins Victory for Consumers to Keep Free Directory Assistance Calls.

May 17, 2007 - Public Advocate Issues Consumer Advisory of New 8-1-1 Number To “Call Before Digging” To Prevent Damaging Underground Utility Lines.

April 18, 2007 - Public Advocate Files Complaint Against Effort to Eliminate Electric Power Market Monitor.

February 28, 2007 - New Jersey Public Advocate Urges Consumers To Know Their Rights and Resources For Difficulty in Paying Utility Bills.

January 29, 2007 - N.J. Public Advocate Urges Consumers to Seek Energy Efficiency Tax Credit and Telephone Refund.