News Flash

Posted on: January 11, 2019

Federal Shutdown Update

As the partial shutdown of Federal agencies and services continues, the impact on the citizens and municipalities of our State will increase incrementally. The immediate and personal impact was felt on Jan. 11 when over 5,000 New Jerseyans employed by the...

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Federal Government
Posted on: January 4, 2019

116th Congress Convenes

As the partial shutdown of the Federal government grinds on, a new Congressional session begins. While Senators (and former Mayors) Bob Menendez and Cory Booker will continue to represent our State in the Upper House, a number of new Jersey voices will jo...

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Federal Government
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Colleagues Honor Retiring New Jersey Congressman

The U.S. Coast Guard’s $10 billion two-year appropriations bill, that has passed Congress and awaits the President’s signature, has been named The Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act. In naming the Act for the retiring New Jer...

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Federal Government
Posted on: December 3, 2018

BYOB Advertising Ban Found Unconstitutional

Last week, a federal judge ruled that New Jersey’s law prohibiting BYOB establishments from advertising their BYOB status violates constitutional free speech rights. The GJJM Enterprises, LLC v. NJ Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control ruling effectively...

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Federal Government
Posted on: November 2, 2018

FCC ROW Rules Take Effect Early 2019

As we previously noted, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted rules this September that restricts the kinds and types of limitations and standards that local governments can set for wireless facilities seeking access to the ROW. This include...

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Federal Government
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Experts See Local, State, Federal Cooperation Key to Election Security

On Oct. 3, 2018, in Washington, federal election watchdogs conducted an election security briefing with state officials and members of Congress. William Evanina, director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, and Christopher Krebs, the ...

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