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August 11, 2018
Now Law: Brown Bill Keeps Lights On at Atlantic County’s VFW

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Governor Phil Murphy has signed legislation sponsored by Senator Chris Brown (R-Atlantic) that will require public utilities to charge veterans’ organizations the same rate as residential homes.

Senator Brown has sponsored legislation that will keep the lights on at local veterans’ organizations. (@ChrisBrownNJ)

“Of course, the welfare of our veterans remains one of my top priorities, which is why I consistently reach across the aisle to advance causes that matter to our country’s heroes,” Brown said. “I am proud to sponsor a law that will make it easier for our local veterans’ organizations, such as a VFW, to keep their lights on.”

Under Senator Brown’s bill, a public utility will charge veterans’ a residential rate of service.

“As legislators, it is our responsibility to work hard for you, because you’ve worked hard for our country,” Brown said. “I look forward to ensuring our heroes are continuously provided with the tools for success; the ability to afford to retire, and the opportunity to grow within the veterans’ organizations that support them.”

Click here to learn about Senator Chris Brown’s sponsored legislation.

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