BILL TO CRACK DOWN ON TELEMARKETERS ADVANCES

Legislation Assemblyman Sgt. Bob Andrzejczak sponsored to create an investigative section of the Division of Consumer Affairs dedicated solely to telemarketing abuses was advanced by a Senate panel on Monday. The bill would establish a telemarketing fraud investigation unit within the Division of Consumer Affairs that would investigate consumer complaints related to telemarketing practices. Under…

BILL TO CREATE EMPLOYEE SAVINGS FUND ADVANCES

A bill could create an employee savings program, but wouldn’t require businesses to match contributions. The measure was approved by the Senate budget committee and would require companies with at least 25 employees that don’t offer retirement accounts to offer a “Secure Choice” retirement plan. The bill allows employees to put three percent of their…