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Moriarty Bill to Inform Consumers about Cost of Ink When Buying Printers Advanced by Assembly Panel

Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Paul Moriarty (D-Camden/Gloucester) to better inform consumers about the high cost of ink when they buy a printer has been approved by Assembly committee.

“Many consumers are unaware of the real cost of a printer when they purchase it, because they are not provided with enough information about the cost of ink,” said Moriarty. “This bill would help establish a rational mechanism for people to ascertain the lifetime costs of owning that printer.” Read More

Madden Bill To Protect Pets, Wildlife From Antifreeze Poisoning Clears Committee

Legislation sponsored by Senator Fred H. Madden to better protect animals from accidental antifreeze poisonings, through stronger enforcement of a state law requiring antifreeze manufacturers to add a bittering agent to the sweet-tasting liquid, was approved by a Senate Committee.

In 2009, Senator Madden sponsored and the state enacted a law requiring any engine coolant or antifreeze manufactured after January 1, 2011 and subsequently sold in New Jersey to include denatonium benzoate as a bittering agent so as to render it unpalatable. Read More