I. State Issues
II. Federal Issues
III. League Conference Updates
Education Opportunities for Newly Elected Officials
In some cases, a new slate of municipal policy makers will be taking the reins of government in January, we have a responsibility and obligation to do what we can to help them be better prepared to undertake the awesome responsibility of governing.
I. New Jersey Mayors' Climate Summit
II. Register Now for These Upcoming Seminars and Webinars
Expiration of Interest Arbitration Cap
The League, along with a coalition of local government groups have made clear to the Legislature the need to extend the cap on arbitration awards – but still many Legislators say they have not heard from the mayors on this.
2020 Census Preparation Webinars
We are sharing the following important information at the request of the NJDOL. It includes important information on the 2020 Census.
Take Action TODAY to Protect NJ Taxpayers and Municipalities
Tomorrow the United States House of Representative will be asked to vote on a budget resolution. If passed in its current form, that budget would allow Congress, as it considers tax reform, to deny citizens the ability to claim a Federal Income Tax deduction for the amount of money they have already paid, in state and local taxes.
2% Interest Arbitration Extension
Unanimously approved by the Legislature and the Governor in June 2014, the extension on the 2% cap on Interest Arbitration awards is set to expire on December 31, 2017. While the 2% property tax levy cap will continue, the cap on Interest Arbitration awards will expire on the same day that the final report and recommendations of the Police and Fire Public Interest Arbitration Impact Task Force is due, unless the Legislature and Governor act.
Receive the Recognition Your Town Deserves!
I’d like to extend a personal invitation for you to submit an article to the League magazine,
NJ Municipalities sometime this year. With a circulation of 7,558 and a much larger pass
along readership, the magazine provides a unique opportunity to bring attention
to your community.
NJLM Classified Ads Section
Need to fill an open position? Looking to place an ad for equipment for sale? The New Jersey League of Municipalities website offers a Classified Ads section.