In the final week of December, the House and Senate passed a $1.7 trillion FY2023 federal budget through September 30, 2023. President Biden signed the bill on December 29. Below are New Jersey-specific provisions and other provisions of interest to municipalities. Due to the length and breadth of information, there are two blog posts. The first blog post below focuses on New Jersey-specific provisions; transportation and infrastructure; healthcare; and environment. The second blog post will focus on housing; and community, and economic development, as well as science and innovation; public safety and justice; finance services and general government; veterans; and community-directed spending.