Whether your municipality has a population of 300 or 300,000, it has a major stake in the legislative deliberations in Trenton. Consequently, an important League priority is the defense of home rule autonomy. Every bill pending before the Legislature that might affect localities is evaluated by the League's 100-member Legislative Committee, and aggressively opposed or supported by the League's lobbying team in concert with local officials around the state.
The SHBC met for regular business and appeal requests. Committee member Dudley Burge requested an update on/solutions to the 22% cost increase in local government health benefits and the failure to meet financial benchmarks, which went to closed session Read on...
On Nov. 7, along with Senate President Nick Scutari and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, Governor Murphy announced his support for proposed legislation to combat auto theft in New Jersey. Read on...
NJDCR is hosting its annual Youth Bias Taskforce Student Competition themed “Our Anti-Bias Vision for the Next Generation.” NJ residents under age 25 are encouraged to create and submit an original artwork via a 30 to 90 second video. Due December 15. Read on...