Whether your municipality has a population of 300 or 300,000, it has a major stake in the legislative deliberations in Trenton. Consequently, an important League priority is the defense of home rule autonomy. Every bill pending before the Legislature that might affect localities is evaluated by the League's 100-member Legislative Committee, and aggressively opposed or supported by the League's lobbying team in concert with local officials around the state.
The Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee discussed a committee substitute for S-3688 that requires municipalities to consider the potential effects of approving the construction and operation of retail warehouses on neighboring municipalities. Read on...
The American Rescue Plan includes funding for shuttered entertainment venues. Performing arts centers owned and operated by governments may be eligible to apply. Read on...
Wednesday evening, President Joe Biden proposed a 10-year, $1.8 trillion American Family Plan to Congress. It includes $1 trillion in new spending and investments and $800 billion in tax cuts and tax credits. Read on...