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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Governor Signs Law Requiring Municipalities to Create Business Insurance Registry

Friday afternoon, Governor Murphy signed into law S-1368 requiring all business owners and owners of multifamily rental units to maintain certain levels of liability insurance. In addition, the new law requires that all business owners and owners...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Governor Signs Law Expanding Outdoor Dining Timeframe

On Wednesday, Governor Murphy signed S-2364 into law. The new law expands the time period during which certain restaurants, bars, distilleries, and breweries are allowed to utilize tents, canopies, umbrellas, tables, chairs, and other fixture on ...

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Legislative Advocacy
Posted on: August 8, 2022

NJ CRC Proposes New and Amended Personal Use Cannabis Rules

On Monday, the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (NJ CRC) published proposed new rules and amendments of previously adopted rules. Amendments to the previously adopted rules include clarification of certain application processes and other...

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Cannabis Legalization
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Directives Issued Regarding Municipal Court Bench Warrants

Directives Issued Regarding Municipal Court Bench Warrants

 On Wednesday, May 25, New Jersey’s Acting Attorney General, Matthew Platkin, issued Law Enforcement Directive NO. 2022-6. The Directive instructs law enforcement agenci...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Civil Service Commission Issues Final Administrative Action in Telework Matter

The Civil Service Commission approved CSC Docket No. 2022-2243, establishing a pilot program to provide for a Model Telework Program for the State’s Executive Branch employees for a period of one year to commence on July 1, 2022.

The Civil Service Commission has approved CSC Docket No. 2022-2243, establishing a pilot program to provide for a Model Telework Program for the State’s Executive Branch employees for a period of one year to commence on July 1, 2022. Each departm...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

New Law Shields Muni Land Use Decisions Made at Virtual Meetings

Gov. Murphy signed League-supported bill A-4881 into law. It prohibits the appeal of land use decisions on grounds attributable to convening the meeting by virtual means, provided that reasonable public notice and provision for public input were made.

Last Friday, Governor Murphy signed League-supported bill A-4881 into law. The new law prohibits the appeal of land use decisions on grounds attributable to convening the meeting by virtual means, provided that reasonable public notice and provision for p...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Gov. Murphy Establishes Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

On Tuesday, September 28, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 265 (EO 265), which establishes the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging to be led by newly appointed Jayne Johnson.

On Tuesday, September 28, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 265 (EO 265), which establishes the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging to be led by newly appointed Jayne Johnson. The Office will be responsible for developing a...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

NJ Supreme Court Rules Dog Licenses Subject to OPRA

The Supreme Court of NJ issued its decision in Ernest Bozzi v. City of Jersey City. The Court ruled that owning a dog is a public endeavor without a reasonable expectation of privacy that would exempt personal information from disclosure under OPRA.

Earlier this week, the Supreme Court of New Jersey issued its decision in Ernest Bozzi v. City of Jersey City, a case which the League participated in as amicus. In this case the Court was asked to determine whether a dog owner has an objectively reasonab...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Correct Version of the State Flag

The League would like to encourage municipalities to purchase the correct version of the State flag. The underskirts of the goddesses are silver as set forth by the NJ legislature in 1928. Non-approved versions show the underskirts incorrectly in blue.

The League would like to encourage municipalities to purchase the correct version of the State flag.On behalf of the New Jersey State Treasury Printing Service, we are distributing this information so that municipalities will be aware of the correct and a...

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