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Senate Budget Committee Hearing on Public Utilities Following Hurricane Sandy, 12-5-12


In the third hearing on the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey, the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee heard from public utility companies and State regulators about the challenges they faced in restoring power and utility service to affected New Jersey ratepayers. Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, D-Bergen, and Senator Sandra Bolden Cunningham, D-Hudson — both members of the Budget Committee — talk about their impressions on what the utility companies could have done better, and how the State moves forward in preparing for future storms.