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Lawmaker Calls For Month-Long Tax Holiday To Help NJ Restaurants Recover From Sandy

TRENTON – To help ease monetary losses created by Superstorm Sandy and speed the economic recovery of the restaurant industry in New Jersey, Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. today announced plans to introduce legislation that would create a month-long, one-time sales tax collection exemption on meal purchases made in New Jersey restaurants.

NJ Files Suit Against 8 Businesses Accused of Price Gouging

TRENTON – The State has filed civil lawsuits against eight New Jersey businesses, accusing them of unlawful price gouging while consumers were in need of fuel, shelter, and other essentials during the Hurricane Sandy state of emergency, Gov. Chris Christie, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa, and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs announced today.

Union County Welcomes FEMA Disaster Recovery Center

Union County Freeholder Christopher Hudak speaks with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Policy Analyst Naomi Johnson at the newly opened FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Springfield. The center was set up to assist residents who suffered property damage and loss due to Hurricane Sandy. Homeowners, renters and business owners can visit the center to register in person for assistance through FEMA and the federal Small Business Administration. The center is located at 100 S. Springfield Avenue in Springfield and will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week. (Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)

SPRINGFIELD – FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, has opened its first Disaster Recovery Center in Union County, to enable residents to apply for disaster assistance in person. The center is located at the Chisholm Community Center at 100 South Springfield Avenue in Springfield. It is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day of the week including Saturday and Sunday.