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Jun 21

Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program Funding Opportunity

Posted on June 21, 2022 at 2:33 PM by Legislative Staff

The National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA) announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure ProgramMunicipalities are eligible to apply. The program opens on June 21, 2022, and the application process closes on September 30, 2022. 

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May 26

Available Federal Grants

Posted on May 26, 2022 at 11:37 AM by Legislative Staff

Available Federal Grants

This post provides announcements and application instructions for various competitive federal grants that are available to municipalities that we have not previously shared. We encourage you to review these programs with your Municipal Manager, Public Safety Director, and other personnel as appropriate. 

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May 20

Office of Legislative Services Revenue Update

Posted on May 20, 2022 at 11:34 AM by Legislative Staff

On Monday May 16, The Office of Legislative Services (OLS) and the New Jersey State Department of Treasury provided testimony to the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee on updated revenue projections for the FY 2023 State Budget. There is an estimated multi-billion-dollar surge in revenue with a $3.6 billion increases over the previous year’s projections. If the OLS projections are correct, there will be an estimated $6.9 billion in increased tax revenue than estimated by the Murphy Administration. New Jersey Treasury’s projections are $7.8 billion higher than initial forecasts with projected revenue for FY 2023 of $51.4 billion.

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