On October 27, Governor Christie signed into law A617, which would “Prohibit sending unsolicited advertising by text messaging, and requires companies offering text messaging services to allow customers to block all incoming and outgoing text messages.” This legislation, which Christie had previously conditionally vetoed after listening to NJCJI’s concerns, contains language that prevents this new regulation from becoming a breeding ground for litigation. Continue reading →
On February 24, Gov. Christie delivered his budget address to a joint session of the legislature, officially kicking off negotiations on the state’s FY 2016 budget. The legislature’s focus for the next few months will essentially be on the budget, as it must be passed by July 1.
On Tuesday, January 13, 2015, Gov. Chris Christie delivered his fifth State of the State Address. One of the main points of the speech was a call for a “New Jersey renewal.” The New Jersey Civil Justice Institute shares this sentiment. Continue reading →
This afternoon Gov. Chris Christie conditionally vetoed three bills opposed by the New Jersey Civil Justice Institute. Each of the bills would have allowed consumers to bring a lawsuit under the state’s Consumer Fraud Act in addition to seeking administrative redress. Continue reading →