NJ Supreme Court Vacates Appellate Order on COAH
On Friday, the New Jersey Supreme Court vacated in its entirety the March 7 Appellate Court order and granted the request from the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) for an extension, subject to the following provisions....
Flood Insurance Affordability Bill Readied for President’s Signature
Yesterday in Washington, The United States Senate passed H.R. 3370, The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act.
2013 Pension Valuation Report
The Boards of Trustees for the New Jersey public employee pension systems have received, from the actuarial consultants, the Annual Pension Valuations reports, which analyze the systems assets and liabilities, as of July 1, 2013.
NJ Supreme Court stays Appellate order on COAH
Late Tuesday, the New Jersey Supreme Court stayed the Appellate Division order requiring COAH to begin meeting immediately to develop newly proposed regulations.
Commercial Development fee
The League has received many inquiries regarding the 2.5% on non-residential development. The suspension of the fee expired last July 1, 2013. Legislation to again suspend the fee moved during the lame duck legislature, but ultimately did not pass both houses.
US Senator Booker Provides Useful Income Tax Information for New Jersey Mayors
US Senator Cory Booker wants you to be able to help your constituents to take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). This program can help New Jersey low-income wage earners make ends meet, and encourage struggling Americans to keep working towards a brighter future.
Urge Your Legislators to Support A-1021/S-268, Energy Receipts Property Tax Relief Initiative
As we commence a new legislative session and state budget, it is imperative that you contact your State Legislators and urge them to support Assembly Bill A-1021 and Senate Bill S-268.
DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE MARCH 4TH “BUDGET, ETHICS, AND
PROCUREMENT UPDATES SEMINAR” AT THE CONFERENCE CENTER AT MERCER HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 21, 2014.
URGENT – Interest Arbitration Cap Expires in Less Than One Month
As indicated in our January 21 and February 7 letters unless the Legislature acts to extend the April 1 ‘sunset’ of the cap on arbitrator awards for police and fire our taxpayers will lose that essential protection.
Opportunity to Help Ewing Residents Recover
By now, many of you have heard about the massive natural gas explosion that rocked Ewing Township on Tuesday afternoon.....To assist the victims, Mayor Steinmann has established a crisis relief fund.
Invitation to attend Homeland Security Active Shooter Workshop
The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness wants to invite you to attend its Active Shooter Workshop.