Christie calls on end of automated calls from JCP&L, sets deadline

    Governor Chris Christie has called for an end to automated phone calls from JCP&L notifying customers the power to their homes had been restored, when in fact it had not.

    The Star-Ledger reports customers reported receiving the automatic phone calls even when their power had not yet been restored.

    Thousands lost power after last weekend’s storm. Many are still waiting for the power to be restored.

    According to the report, Governor Christie brought up the issue of the phone calls with JCP&L president Don Lynch.

    The Star-Ledger says the Governor has set a deadline for full restoration of power to JCP&L customers by midnight tonight.

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