4.3.18: NJ Coalition For Fair Energy Releases New TV Ad, Asks Why New Jerseyans Should Face Tax Hike to Fund Nuclear Bailout

For Immediate Release: April 3, 2018

NJ COALITION FOR FAIR ENERGY RELEASES NEW TV AD, ASKS WHY NEW JERSEYANS SHOULD FACE TAX HIKE TO FUND NUCLEAR BAILOUT

LATEST AD HIGHLIGHTS INCREASED RATES SOUGHT BY PSEG UNDER HANDOUT BILL

 

Trenton, NJ - The NJ Coalition for Fair Energy today released its latest ad in opposition to a bailout for PSEG’s Hope Creek and Salem nuclear plants. The spot, titled “Toxic,” takes aim at legislation (S. 2313 and A. 3724) which would impose a tax hike on New Jersey ratepayers to give the plants a bailout worth over $300 million per year.

To see the ad, click here.

For a transcript of the ad, see below:

[Air raid sirens]

Narrator: It’s toxic for New Jersey...

Narrator: PSE&G wants to raise electric rates for New Jersey families and businesses, just so PSE&G can get a three hundred million dollar a year bailout they don’t even need…

Narrator: PSE&G already makes a profit, and just got a $650 million dollar tax break from Donald Trump…

Narrator: With New Jersey already paying some of the highest utility rates in the country, this bailout for PSE&G is toxic...

Narrator: Tell your legislator to stop the PSE&G energy tax.

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