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Weekly Summer Update
The Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) is accepting comments on its proposed regulations through Friday, August 1.
A bill, S-762/A-3328, which adds to the property tax levy cap exclusions increases in flood insurance premiums is awaiting consideration by Governor Christie.

Division Issues Local Finance Notice on Secondary Bond Market Continuing Disclosure Commitments
The Division of Local Government Services has issued Local Finance 2014-9, bringing attention to and guidance on the Securities Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Secondary Bond Market Continuing Disclosure Commitments.   We strongly suggest that you review this Local Finance Notice with your Chief Financial Officer and Bond professionals.

Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board Education Center Coming Soon
The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) has announced the launch of an online Education Center. The Education Center will be up and running next week on its website at www.msrb.org.

Update of Federal Policies:
I.    SENATORS COMBINE MARKETPLACE FAIRNESS AND
      INTERNET TAX BILLS
II.   MUNICIPALITIES WELCOME PASSAGE OF WORKFORCE BILL
III.  NLC AND NJLM CALL ON CONGRESS TO FIND LONG-TERM
     TRANSPORTATION SOLUTION
IV. EPA PROPOSES RULE TO REDUCE EMISSION FROM NEW
     MUNICIPAL LANDFILLS
V.  SENATE PASSES TERRORISM RISK INSURANCE EXTENSION
VI.  NLC WEBINAR ON JULY 29: EXPANDING HEALTH ACCESS
      FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Social Security Extends Access to Benefit Verification - Multiple Options Available
Today, July 17th, the Social Security Administration announced that local Social Security offices would continue to provide benefit verification letters until further notice.

Suzanne Walters

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