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Jan 05

FY2023 Federal Omnibus Budget Part II

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on January 5, 2023 at 11:52 AM by Legislative Staff

In the final week of December, the House and Senate passed a $1.7 trillion FY2023 federal budget through September 30, 2023. President Biden signed the bill on December 29. Below are New Jersey-specific provisions and other provisions of interest to municipalities. Due to the length and breadth of information, this is the second of two blog posts. The first blog post focuses on New Jersey Specific Provisions; Transportation and Infrastructure; Healthcare; and Environment. This blog focuses on housing, community, and economic development; science and innovation; public safety and justice; finance services and general government; veterans; and community-directed spending. 

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Jan 03

FY2023 Federal Omnibus Budget Part I

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on January 3, 2023 at 4:00 PM by Legislative Staff

In the final week of December, the House and Senate passed a $1.7 trillion FY2023 federal budget through September 30, 2023. President Biden signed the bill on December 29. Below are New Jersey-specific provisions and other provisions of interest to municipalities. Due to the length and breadth of information, there are two blog posts. The first blog post below focuses on New Jersey-specific provisions; transportation and infrastructure; healthcare; and environment. The second blog post will focus on housing; and community, and economic development, as well as science and innovation; public safety and justice; finance services and general government; veterans; and community-directed spending. 

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Mar 18

Committee Approves Bill Exempting Certain Housing from Zoning

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on March 18, 2021 at 11:16 AM by Legislative Staff

A-3326 was recently reported favorably out of the Assembly Health Committee, with committee amendments.  The Senate companion bill, S-1676, has already been approved by the full Senate.  The intent of this legislation is to allow hospitals to construct housing and provide wrap-around services for individuals who are homeless or housing insecure.  Additionally, the legislation would make housing constructed, rehabilitated or remediated by a hospital for these purposes would be a permitted use in all residential and nonresidential districts, and exempt from local zoning restrictions.   

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