Legislative

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.

Town Crier Legislative Blog

An in-depth review of legislation affecting New Jersey's local governments.

Legislative & Municipal Officials Testimony

Through the years the League of Municipalities has stood up for New Jersey Municipalities by testifying before legislative committees on important bills under consideration by the legislature.

Legislative Advocacy

The League’s legislative staff are constantly working for the League's membership by monitoring Legislative Committee meetings, reviewing lists of bills and staying current on local news to better understand the needs of League member municipalities.

League Legislative Committee

View the members and representatives of the League Legislative Committee.

2019 Legislative Guide (PDF)

The Legislative Guide to Trenton Statehouse activity.

Municipal Issues

See our issue alerts, newsline newsletters, press releases, and blog.

Federal Issues

View a list of services offered for Federal Issues.

Reference Pages

These pages can help guide you through the structure of our organization and our news dissemination.

Property Taxes

View this information center, where you can find pages on budgets, the taxpayer's dollar, history, and more.

  1. Legislative Updates
  2. Special Issue Briefings
  3. Legislative Quick Links
  1. First Responders’ Workers’ Comp Rewrite Advances in Assembly

    Please contact your Representatives in the General Assembly and urge them to oppose S-716/A-1741 regarding workers’ compensation awards. The League has joined the Municipal Excess Liability (MEL) fund in opposition to the bill as currently drafted. Read on...
  2. Census Deadline, Resource

    The deadline to enroll in the U.S. Census Bureau's New Construction Program is Friday, June 14. Apply today! Read on...
  3. Cannabis Update

    The General Assembly is expected to concur with Senate amendments to A10/S10, expanding access to medical marijuana. and establishing the Cannabis Regulatory Commission to oversee the expansion of access to medical marijuana and regulation of permits. Read on...
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