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Category GraphicThe Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder
 9/2/2022 1:16 PM N/A
Item GraphicExplore The Town Crier Archive, Sign Up for Notifications
 5/14/2020 2:03 PM N/A
Item GraphicCY 2019/SFY 2020 Best Practices Inventory Issued
 9/13/2019 11:36 AM N/A
Item GraphicPath to Progress’ Pension Hybrid Plan
 5/14/2020 10:18 AM N/A
Item GraphicState Government Needs to Prioritze Municipal Property Tax Relief
 5/14/2020 10:23 AM N/A
Item GraphicPath to Progress Health Benefit Reforms
 10/3/2019 11:56 AM N/A
Item GraphicMarijuana Legalization Back Again?
 10/10/2019 3:31 PM N/A
Item GraphicDomestic Violence Policy for all Public Employers Released
 10/18/2019 9:57 AM N/A
Item GraphicOPRA/OPMA Proposed Legislation: Subcommittees
 10/22/2019 11:57 AM N/A
Item GraphicOPRA/OPMA Proposed Legislation: Expanding Definitions of Government Records
 10/25/2019 10:58 AM N/A
Item GraphicOPRA/OPMA Legislation: Prevailing Attorney Fees
 10/30/2019 10:57 AM N/A
Item GraphicOPRA/OPMA Legislation: Adequate Notice, Agenda Items and Meeting Requirements
 11/6/2019 4:06 PM N/A
Item GraphicPFRS 20 and Out Legislation
 12/19/2019 5:09 PM N/A
Item GraphicTwo Bills of Concern Scheduled for Final Votes on Monday
 1/10/2020 1:45 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Signs Legislation
 1/15/2020 3:46 PM N/A
Item GraphicBills of Interest on the Governor Desk
 1/17/2020 12:44 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Vetoes Various Bills of Interest
 1/24/2020 10:06 AM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Signs Various Bills of Interest
 1/24/2020 11:01 AM N/A
Item GraphicLegislation Introduced Creating Open Public Records Study Commission
 1/28/2020 4:11 PM N/A
Item GraphicDivision Issues Guidance on Levy Cap Referendums
 2/20/2020 12:17 PM N/A
Item GraphicFY 2021 State Budget – Municipal Interest
 2/27/2020 12:06 PM N/A
Item GraphicPublic Health FAQs
 3/6/2020 11:37 AM N/A
Item GraphicSweeney Announces School Employee Health Benefits Deal with NJEA
 3/10/2020 11:44 AM N/A
Item GraphicCOVID-19 Bill Package Released from Assembly
 3/17/2020 10:58 AM N/A
Item GraphicSenate to Consider COVID-19 Bill Package
 3/18/2020 1:22 PM N/A
Item GraphicLeague Asks for Attention to Local Needs after Federal Actions to Date
 3/19/2020 12:34 PM N/A
Item GraphicChanges to Upcoming Elections by Governor’s Executive Order
 3/19/2020 4:21 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Signs Various COVID-19 Bills Package
 3/21/2020 4:59 PM N/A
Item GraphicBudget Deadline Extended, Levy Cap Exemption & Estimated Tax Bills
 3/25/2020 1:33 PM N/A
Item GraphicCARES Act Preliminary Snapshot
 3/25/2020 3:36 PM N/A
Item GraphicCOVID-19 Related Temporary Rule Change to UCC and DCA Guidance to Municipal Construction Offices
 3/27/2020 10:01 AM N/A
Item GraphicGrants and Loans for Small Businesses Now Available
 3/30/2020 11:29 AM N/A
Item GraphicABC Guidance on Executive Order 107
 3/31/2020 11:20 AM N/A
Item GraphicFederal CARES Act Update: State & Local Stabilization Fund
 4/2/2020 1:34 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Issues EO 115 Permitting Retirees to Return to Public Employment
 4/7/2020 1:50 PM N/A
Item GraphicApril 7 Executive Orders Issued
 4/9/2020 1:44 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Issues Three New COVID-19 Related Executive Orders
 4/9/2020 4:14 PM N/A
Item GraphicImmunities, Reactivation of Certifications, and Employment Protections for EMTs and Others
 4/14/2020 12:36 PM N/A
Item GraphicState Fiscal Year, Income Tax and Corporate Tax Date Adjustments
 4/14/2020 2:48 PM N/A
Item GraphicLegislation Allows Remote Notarizations
 4/14/2020 2:21 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Signs Legislation Clarifying Filing & Payment Deadlines
 2/10/2021 4:50 PM N/A
Item GraphicFCC Broadband Funding Opportunities
 2/10/2021 4:48 PM N/A
Item GraphicLocals Looking for Support and Flexibility in Next Federal COVID Bill
 2/10/2021 4:52 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Signs Order Allowing Electronic Submission and Signature of Initiatives and Referenda
 2/10/2021 4:42 PM N/A
Item GraphicNJ League Joins NLC in Fight for Local Aid
 2/10/2021 4:43 PM N/A
Item GraphicNJ Supreme Court Issues Ruling Examining MLUL
 5/14/2020 1:30 PM N/A
Item GraphicNew Bill Would Aid All New Jersey Municipalities
 5/14/2020 2:03 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor’s Order Eases Restrictions on Retail Businesses and Construction Projects
 5/14/2020 2:14 PM N/A
Item GraphicExecutive Order Permitting Reopening Beaches & Lakes and Expands Facility Openings in Parks
 5/15/2020 10:15 AM N/A
Item GraphicJuly Primary Election to be Hybrid
 5/18/2020 11:24 AM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Signs Legislation Addressing Various Timeframes and Deadlines During States of Emergency
 5/18/2020 2:01 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Announces Multi-Stage Approach to Reopening
 5/19/2020 5:53 PM N/A
Item GraphicFCC to Consider Further Action Preempting Local Authority of Telecommunication Equipment Siting
 5/22/2020 11:33 AM N/A
Item GraphicLocal Budgets Await Federal Lifeline
 5/28/2020 12:34 PM N/A
Item GraphicCongress Looks to Address Infrastructure Needs
 6/4/2020 11:03 AM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Issues Executive Order 152
 6/12/2020 10:52 AM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Issues Executive Order 153
 3/3/2021 5:11 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Issues Executive Order 163
 10/15/2020 10:56 AM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor issues Executive Order 164
 10/15/2020 10:53 AM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Issues Executive Order 177
 10/15/2020 10:55 AM N/A
Item GraphicState FY’21 Nine-Month Budget Goes To Governor
 10/15/2020 10:53 AM N/A
Item GraphicStatewide Plastic Bag Ban Passed by Legislature
 10/15/2020 10:43 AM N/A
Item GraphicHalloween Activities Can Proceed
 10/15/2020 9:37 AM N/A
Item GraphicElection Question: Voters Will Choose to Extend Property Tax Relief for Veterans
 10/15/2020 9:35 AM N/A
Item GraphicConstitutional Amendment to Change the Legislative Redistricting Schedule if Census Data is Delayed
 10/15/2020 9:33 AM N/A
Item GraphicLocations Providing Remote-Learning Supervision Services for Children
 10/15/2020 9:34 AM N/A
Item GraphicDivision Issues Guidance on Coronavirus Relief Bond Law
 10/15/2020 9:33 AM N/A
Item GraphicExecutive Order Implementing Interagency Task Force to Combat Youth Violence
 10/15/2020 3:20 PM N/A
Item GraphicDivision Issues Local Finance Notice on Recent Tax Collection & Tax Appeals Legislation
 10/26/2020 5:38 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Murphy Issues Executive Order 192
 10/29/2020 9:07 AM N/A
Item GraphicGov. Murphy Announces New COVID-19 Mitigation Measures
 11/30/2020 7:41 PM N/A
Item GraphicUse of Body Worn Cameras by Law Enforcement
 11/30/2020 7:37 PM N/A
Item GraphicNLC Seeks Clarity from Department of the Treasury Office of Inspector General
 12/2/2020 1:53 PM N/A
Item Graphic Assembly Committee Advances Small Cell Wireless Bill
 12/11/2020 1:36 PM N/A
Item GraphicState AG Announces Sweeping Overhaul of Police Use of Force Policy
 12/23/2020 2:03 PM N/A
Item GraphicNJ Economic Recovery Act of 2020
 1/6/2021 9:53 AM N/A
Item GraphicNJ Economic Recovery Act of 2020: Historic Property Reinvestment Act (sections 2-8 of A-4)
 1/7/2021 1:43 PM N/A
Item GraphicBrownfields Redevelopment Incentive Program (sections 9-19 of A-4)
 1/7/2021 11:55 AM N/A
Item GraphicNJ Economic Recovery Act of 2020: New Jersey Innovation Evergreen Act (Sections 20-34 of A-4)
 1/7/2021 4:54 PM N/A
Item GraphicLeague Urges Legislature to Act in Response to Federal Court Decision
 1/21/2021 10:42 AM N/A
Item GraphicBiden Announces New COVID-19 Vaccination Plan
 1/21/2021 10:41 AM N/A
Item GraphicAmerican Rescue Plan Update
 2/2/2021 4:15 PM N/A
Item GraphicSenate President’s Shared Service Bill Advancing
 2/18/2021 1:32 PM N/A
Item GraphicGov. Murphy Signs Executive Order No. 223 Clarifying Procedures for April Elections
 2/22/2021 7:10 PM N/A
Item Graphic Funding Initiative to Mitigate COVID-19 Educational Challenges and Other Relief
 2/23/2021 4:56 PM N/A
Item GraphicHospital Property Tax Subsidy Bill Now Law
 3/3/2021 3:46 PM N/A
Item GraphicAddressing NJ's Deer Overpopulation Problem
 3/3/2021 3:46 PM N/A
Item GraphicFCC Establishes Rules for New Low-Income Emergency Broadband Benefit
 3/3/2021 5:02 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Murphy Announces Creation of Age-Friendly State Advisory Council
 3/3/2021 4:58 PM N/A
Item GraphicLocal Finance Notice 2021-05: State Aid Certification
 3/5/2021 11:17 AM N/A
Item GraphicLocal Finance Notice 2021-06: Transitional Aid Application Process
 3/5/2021 11:51 AM N/A
Item GraphicAmerican Rescue Plan Signed Into Law
 3/11/2021 6:40 PM N/A
Item GraphicLegislature Introduces Bills to Appropriate CARES Act Money to Economic Development Authority
 3/16/2021 2:00 PM N/A
Item GraphicCommittee Approves Bill Exempting Certain Housing from Zoning
 3/18/2021 11:16 AM N/A
Item GraphicNJ Supreme Court Ends Challenge Over Public Body’s Use of Electronic Voting System
 3/18/2021 2:47 PM N/A
Item GraphicRecap of Legislative Actions: Week of March 14
 3/19/2021 1:37 PM N/A
Item GraphicABC Establishes Daily and Annual Seasonal Farm Market Permits
 3/25/2021 2:50 PM N/A
Item GraphicS-3522 Local Part PERS Board of Trustees: Formation
 3/30/2021 11:04 AM N/A
Item GraphicS-3522 Local Part PERS Board of Trustees: Part 2, Board Operations
 3/30/2021 3:27 PM N/A
Item GraphicS-3522 Local Part PERS Board of Trustees: Part 3, Board Responsibilities
 3/31/2021 11:03 AM N/A
Item GraphicS-3522 Local Part PERS Board of Trustees: Part 4, Additional Amendments
 3/31/2021 2:17 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Signs Early Voting Legislation
 4/1/2021 12:12 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Murphy Urges President Biden to Repeal State and Local Taxes (SALT) Cap Deduction
 4/6/2021 3:14 PM N/A
Item GraphicU.S. Environmental Protection Agency Announces Public Listening Activities
 4/7/2021 4:14 PM N/A
Item GraphicCourt Decision Examines Award of Attorney’s Fees in Dispute Over Police Internal Affairs
 4/9/2021 2:48 PM N/A
Item GraphicAmerican Jobs Plan
 4/12/2021 3:08 PM N/A
Item GraphicBallot Drop Box New Requirements
 4/13/2021 3:16 PM N/A
Item GraphicWorking Group Issues Report on Police Body Worn Cameras & Reminder to Apply to Grant Program
 4/16/2021 10:23 AM N/A
Item GraphicThe U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Announces Competitive Grant Opportunity
 4/20/2021 9:49 AM N/A
Item GraphicRestaurant Revitalization Fund Set to Launch
 4/21/2021 2:43 PM N/A
Item GraphicShuttered Venue Operator Grants
 4/28/2021 9:48 AM N/A
Item GraphicPresident Biden Announces American Family Plan
 4/30/2021 9:15 AM N/A
Item GraphicCybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Eliminates Fees for Use of (Dot) Gov Domain
 5/5/2021 3:39 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Signs Legislation Expanding Project Labor Agreements Requirements
 5/6/2021 4:06 PM N/A
Item GraphicU.S. Treasury Issues Interim Final Rule to Implement Coronavirus State Fiscal Recover Funds
 5/11/2021 3:25 PM N/A
Item GraphicSenate Committee Advances Bill Requiring Regional Approval of Large Warehouse Developments
 5/26/2021 3:38 PM N/A
Item GraphicFederal Infrastructure Proposals Update – American Jobs Plan & American Family Plan
 5/27/2021 11:21 AM N/A
Item GraphicAmerican Rescue Plan: Guidance for Municipalities Funding, Guidance for Education Funding
 5/27/2021 3:09 PM N/A
Item GraphicDLGS Provides for Municipalities Under 50,000 Population COVID-19 State and Local Recovery Funds
 6/4/2021 10:17 AM N/A
Item GraphicLegislation to Expire All COVID-19 Executive Orders
 6/4/2021 10:20 AM N/A
Item GraphicDLGS Publishes LFN 2021-11 to Provide Guidance for COVID State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds
 6/10/2021 2:07 PM N/A
Item GraphicNJ Supreme Court Upholds Directive Mandating Release Names of Officers that Faced Major Discipline
 6/11/2021 11:42 AM N/A
Item GraphicAmerican Rescue Plan Act Compliance and Reporting Guidance
 6/30/2021 3:24 PM N/A
Item GraphicState FY22 Budget Introduced
 7/1/2021 1:58 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Murphy Signs Package Legislation to Combat Opioid Epidemic
 7/6/2021 12:44 PM N/A
Item GraphicLeague Supports Bills on Gov. Murphy’s Desk
 7/7/2021 3:40 PM N/A
Item GraphicLeague Opposes Bills on Governor Murphy’s Desk
 7/8/2021 3:57 PM N/A
Item GraphicBills of Municipal Interest on Governor Murphy’s Desk
 7/8/2021 4:04 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Signs Package of Clean Energy Bills
 7/16/2021 11:40 AM N/A
Item GraphicAmerican Rescue Plan Coronavirus State and Local Relief Funds Compliance Guidance
 7/22/2021 12:41 PM N/A
Item GraphicFederal Infrastructure Update
 7/29/2021 5:18 PM N/A
Item GraphicFederal Infrastructure Update
 8/3/2021 9:58 AM N/A
Item GraphicAmerican Rescue Plan Compliance Reporting Dates
 8/5/2021 1:42 PM N/A
Item GraphicSenate Passes Infrastructure Bill, Congress to Consider
 8/13/2021 9:45 AM N/A
Item GraphicLocal Finance Notice 2021-13 ARP Supplemental Compliance & Reporting Guidance
 8/20/2021 10:00 AM N/A
Item GraphicDivision issues Local Finance Notice on Storm Response and Recovery
 9/3/2021 12:55 PM N/A
Item GraphicNew Electric Vehicle Ordinance Becomes Effective in All Municipalities
 9/9/2021 4:54 PM N/A
Item GraphicExecutive Order Requiring State ARP Reporting
 10/21/2021 3:58 PM N/A
Item GraphicLame Duck Preview: Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOTs)
 10/22/2021 1:52 PM N/A
Item GraphicLame Duck Preview: Small Cell Wireless Bill
 10/29/2021 1:29 PM N/A
Item GraphicBuild Back Better Act Activity
 10/29/2021 1:35 PM N/A
Item GraphicHouse of Representatives Passes Infrastructure Bill
 11/11/2021 12:47 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Murphy Signs Bills with Municipal Interest into Law
 11/12/2021 11:43 AM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Murphy Vetoes Various Bills with Municipal Interest
 11/12/2021 2:58 PM N/A
Item GraphicLegislation to Address Implementation Challenges to Daniel’s Law
 12/17/2021 2:37 PM N/A
Item GraphicRedistricting Commission Selects Congressional Map
 1/4/2022 2:51 PM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Takes Action at the End of Legislative Term
 1/13/2022 1:52 PM N/A
Item GraphicDivision Issues Guidance on Levy Cap Referendums
 1/21/2022 11:37 AM N/A
Item GraphicBills Vetoed by Gov. Murphy at End of 219th Legislative Term
 1/24/2022 8:52 AM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Signs End-of-Term Bills on Environmental Concerns, Farmland
 1/24/2022 8:56 AM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Signs Election, Public Safety, and Courts-Related End-of-Term Bills Into Law
 1/24/2022 8:55 AM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Takes Action on Bills at End of Legislative Term
 1/24/2022 8:54 AM N/A
Item GraphicDaniel’s Law and Recent Clean-Up Legislation
 1/31/2022 9:37 AM N/A
Item GraphicUS DOT Announces RAISE Funding Application
 2/3/2022 10:04 AM N/A
Item GraphicApportionment Commission Releases Proposed Maps
 2/8/2022 10:08 AM N/A
Item GraphicARPA Resource: Funds Tracker
 2/8/2022 5:00 PM N/A
Item GraphicCourt Upholds Governor’s Authority to Issue Vaccine Mandate for Certain State Workers
 3/3/2022 3:47 PM N/A
Item GraphicNew Jersey Apportionment Commission Adopts Legislative Map
 2/23/2022 12:49 PM N/A
Item GraphicHonoring Black History Month
 3/7/2022 4:55 PM N/A
Item GraphicFuture of Work Task Force Report
 3/3/2022 9:28 AM N/A
Item GraphicU.S. Department of Agriculture Announces Grant Eligibility
 3/3/2022 9:29 AM N/A
Item GraphicU.S. Department of Treasury Releases Updated SLFRF Reporting Guidance
 3/3/2022 3:50 PM N/A
Item GraphicDLGS Issues American Rescue Plan Local Finance Notice
 3/8/2022 11:53 AM N/A
Item GraphicGovernor Delivers FY 2023 Budget Address
 3/9/2022 8:40 AM N/A
Item GraphicLeague Releases Condensed Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Guidebook
 3/10/2022 12:08 PM N/A
Item GraphicNew Law Prohibits Dealings with Businesses Associated with Russia and Belarus
 3/10/2022 4:36 PM N/A
Item GraphicNJ Supreme Court Issues OPRA Ruling Concerning Certain Employee Settlement Agreements
 3/11/2022 9:39 AM N/A
Item GraphicNJ Supreme Court Issues Opinion on Release of Police Internal Affairs Records
 3/18/2022 11:52 AM N/A
Item GraphicPresident Biden Unveils FY2023 Federal Budget Proposal
 3/31/2022 5:01 PM N/A
Item GraphicOffice of Legislative Services and Department of Treasury Give Testimony on FY2023 Budget
 4/7/2022 1:57 PM N/A
Item GraphicNew Jersey Bans Single-Use Plastic Products to Begin May 4
 4/8/2022 11:02 AM N/A
Item GraphicBiden Administration Releases Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Rural Playbook
 4/21/2022 12:12 PM N/A
Item GraphicSCOTUS Issues Decision in Case with Municipal Impact
 4/22/2022 10:58 AM N/A
Item GraphicU.S. Department of Justice Announces COPS Funding Opportunity
 4/28/2022 2:37 PM N/A
Item GraphicFY2023 Budget Departmental Hearings Continue
 4/29/2022 4:22 PM N/A
Item GraphicDCA Issues Local Finance Notice to Provides Guidance on Utility Relief Measures
 5/3/2022 3:12 PM N/A
Item GraphicThird-Party Flags on Government Property: Government Speech or Public Forum? SCOTUS Weighs In
 5/5/2022 12:31 PM N/A
Item GraphicFY 2023 Budget Departmental Hearings Continue
 5/6/2022 2:18 PM N/A
Item GraphicAssembly Oversight Committee Held Hearing on Liquor License Reform
 8/2/2022 10:46 AM N/A
Item GraphicUSDOT Announces Safe Streets for All Grant Program
 5/18/2022 1:48 PM N/A
Item GraphicBudget and Departmental Hearings
 5/20/2022 11:15 AM N/A
Item GraphicOffice of Legislative Services Revenue Update
 5/20/2022 11:34 AM N/A
Item GraphicAvailable Federal Grants
 5/26/2022 11:37 AM N/A
Item GraphicEnabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program Funding Opportunity
 6/23/2022 12:45 PM N/A
Item GraphicJuly 1: Pending Bills on Governor Murphy's Desk
 7/1/2022 12:37 PM N/A
Item GraphicActing State Comptroller Issues Report of Municipal Sick and Vacation Leave Policies
 7/8/2022 11:18 AM N/A
Item GraphicPermitted Uses for National Opioid Settlement Distributor Settlement Agreement
 7/14/2022 11:27 AM N/A
Item GraphicSemiconductor and Workforce Provisions Legislation; Cannabis Decriminalization Bill Introduced
 7/26/2022 1:19 PM N/A
Item GraphicU.S. Senate Passes Inflation Reduction Act
 8/9/2022 9:28 AM N/A
Item GraphicNJDEP Reassigning All Tier B Municipalities to Tier A Municipalities Under MS4 Permit Program
 8/16/2022 10:02 AM N/A
Item GraphicAffordable Connectivity Program Enrollment Resources
 8/26/2022 9:50 AM N/A
Item GraphicNew Jersey ABC Allows for Third-Party Alcohol Delivery 
 9/1/2022 1:26 PM N/A
Item GraphicAvailable Federal Grants
 9/21/2022 10:21 AM N/A