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Jul 01

July 1: Pending Bills on Governor Murphy's Desk

Posted on July 1, 2022 at 12:34 PM by Legislative Staff

As the legislature heads into summer break, there are 76 bills on Governor Murphy’s desk for his consideration. The Governor has 45 days or until the next quorum day of the house of origin to take action, whichever is later. Following is a summary of bills of municipal interest. 

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Jun 21

Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program Funding Opportunity

Posted on June 21, 2022 at 2:33 PM by Legislative Staff

The National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA) announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure ProgramMunicipalities are eligible to apply. The program opens on June 21, 2022, and the application process closes on September 30, 2022. 

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May 26

Available Federal Grants

Posted on May 26, 2022 at 11:37 AM by Legislative Staff

Available Federal Grants

This post provides announcements and application instructions for various competitive federal grants that are available to municipalities that we have not previously shared. We encourage you to review these programs with your Municipal Manager, Public Safety Director, and other personnel as appropriate. 

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