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As State budget discussions approach the June 30 finish line, it is important that your Legislators hear from you, urging them to oppose the Governor’s proposed re-appropriation of dedicated Energy Tax Receipts (ETR). Read on...
State policy makers continue to work toward an agreement on NJ’s next fiscal year. Disagreements remain, however, regarding revenue raising options as the June 30 budget deadline looms, as does a potential partial state shutdown. Read on...
By a vote of 4-0, the Senate State Government Committee amended and released S-106, revising OPMA, and S-107, which revises OPRA. The League testified, along with the New Jersey Association of Counties and the School Boards Association. Read on...