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The County has extended the deadline for opting out of receiving a Vote by Mail (“VBM”) ballot for the 11/5/19 General Election and all future elections until 12 pm EST, on Friday, 9/20/19.

 


​UTILITY ASSISTANCE

Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) (800.357.2262) https://nj.pseg.com/newsroom/newsrelease56​ Customers having trouble paying their bills during the government shutdown are urged to call customer service to discuss their situation.  PSE&G is prepared to extend 60-day grace periods to customers seeking assistance who meet criteria, including financial hardship due to circumstances beyond their control.  PSE&G also reminds customers experiencing financial hardship that there are several programs that offer support for paying utilities including the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the Universal Service Fund (USF).

First Energy (Jersey Central Power & Light) https://www.firstenergycorp.com/help/billingpayments/assistance_serviceprogram/jersey_central_powerlight.html​ Programs for customers in need.​

INTERNET/WIRELESS COMMUNICATION ASSISTANCE

Sprint (888.211.4727) https://newsroom.sprint.com/sprint-will-assist-customers-impacted-by-federal-government-shutdown.htm​  Care reps are available to coordinate with qualified customers and the financial team to find a payment option that works and keeps services uninterrupted during the government shutdown. 

T-Mobile (877.749.0909) https://support.t-mobile.com/community/community/news-updates/blog/2019/01/07/t-mobile-ready-to-help-customers-affected-by-government-shutdown-with-flexible-payment-support-options​ Short term account assistance is available to be tailored to meet the needs of customers who are federal workers.

Verizon Wireless (866.266.1445) https://www.verizon.com/about/news/impacted-government-shutdown-verizon-has-your-back​ Verizon is offering flexible payment options including their ‘Promise to Pay’ program.

AT&T (800.331.0500) https://about.att.com/newsroom/2019/payment_plans_shutdown.html ​Offering service discounts to furloughed workers, waived late fees, provide extensions and coordinate a revised payment schedule.

Cox Communications (800.234.3993) https://www.wcjb.com/content/news/Cox-Communications-offers-help-for-federal-employees-504396511.html​ Promise to Pay options to assist in bill paying without service interruptions.​ 

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