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Please take action and let your Legislators know about your feelings on the issue of Cannabis legalization. We must prepare now so that municipalities are in the best position to implement the anticipated law. Read on...
In its current form, NJLM must oppose S-477/A-3648, which would remove the statute of limitations on civil actions for sexual abuse, including claims against public bodies, and expand the categories of people who are potentially liable for such actions. Read on...
Local leaders in communities with opportunity zones should familiarize themselves with how the incentive works and how the program could influence investment in their communities. NLC experts have compiled FAQs, a zone map, and other resources. Read on...