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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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Nov 02

Supreme Court Updates Framework for Return to In-Person Court Proceedings

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on November 2, 2022 at 4:25 PM by Ciara Bradley

On October 27, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued an Order updating the framework for court operations to allow more in-person proceedings. The new Order supersedes those previously issued that had limited in-person court proceedings while COVID-19 posed a heightened risk to the health and safety of the public.

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