New Jersey utility companies can resume delinquent cut-offs

    Six police cars were needed at one point to control the crowd outside the PSE&G office in Trenton, the Associated Press reports. People gathered for emergency relief now that the utility company can resume cutting service to delinquent customers.
    Daylight Savings and the promise of warmer weather have lifted the moratorium on cut-offs, and public utility companies in New Jersey can again cut power to those behind in payments. Those looking for emergency aid face stricter requirements this year: income eligibility is tighter, and the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program is nearly halving its assistance to $450.

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