Legislative Advocacy

Legislative Staff

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. Staff provides the League's Legislative Committee with a background on proposed legislation at routine meetings to develop the League's positions on bills.

  1. Small Municipality Economic Development Proposal Gains Traction

    The NJ Senate unanimously approved S-2256 establishing the "Main Street Assistance Program" to provide financial and technical assistance to businesses located in the Main Street area within small municipalities. Read on...
  2. Final Vote on Marijuana Legalization Set for Monday, March 25

    The Assembly Appropriations and the Senate Judiciary Committees amended and approved bills legalizing the adult use of recreational marijuana, expanding NJ's medical marijuana program, and streamlining the expungement process. Votes are set for March 25. Read on...
  3. Governor's Proposed SFY 2020 Budget

    Governor Murphy has presented his second budget proposal to the Legislature and the people of New Jersey. From our perspective, municipal property tax relief funding is of paramount importance. Read on...
  4. Gov. Signs Electronic Procurement Legislation

    Gov, Murphy signed A-3112 into law, authorizing local units of government subject to "Local Public Contracts Law" and "Public School Contracts Law" to use electronic procurement technologies. Read on...
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Legislative Guide: Your Voice in Trenton (PDF)

A guide to the legislative process, the League's priorities and plans for the year, the League's role in the process and how to become more involved. Published by New Jersey State League of Municipalities.

League Legislative Committee

View the members and representatives of League Legislative Committee.

Legislative Bulletin

Bulletins published by the League outlining the League's position on bills important to municipalities.

Conference Resolutions

Take a look at Annual Conference Resolutions.

Legislative Backgrounder: The Town Crier

A legislative blog providing detailed background information on legislation affecting New Jersey's municipalities.

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.

New Jersey State Legislature

Visit the New Jersey State Legislature website.

Energy Tax Restoration Resource Center

Information on energy taxes.