Additional Background Information

Additional Background Information & Resources

NJLMEF: Friends of Local Government Policy Paper

Appropriating Energy Tax Receipts: The New Normal for New Jersey. A Friends of Local Government Policy Paper, published by the NJLM Educational Foundation in March, 2013, analyze the repurposing of tax dollars originally collected for municipalities and intended to mediate property taxes instead having been appropriated by the state to bridge budget gaps.

NJ Newsmakers Interview

video discussing the impact of the State budget on municipalities. Filmed by NJ Newsmakers in May 2018, with then NJLM Executive Director Michael J. Darcy, CAE (ret.),

NJLM Letters to State Legislators