New Jersey Supreme Court Decides on Spill Act Case
The League would like to inform you of a recent decision of the New Jersey Supreme Court in Morristown Associates v. Grant Oil. The issue presented by this case was whether or not New Jersey’s six year general statute of limitations (N.J.S.A. 2A:14-1) applied to private claims for contribution made pursuant to the New Jersey Spill Act (N.J.S.A. 58:10-23.11f(a)(2)(a)).
New Jersey Municipalities Magazine: Article “You’re in Office – But Are You Leading?”
The article will appear in the February edition of our award-winning magazine, New Jersey Municipalities. It was written by one of our State’s veteran municipal managers, Bob Casey. He has spent his entire career working with local elected officials, and we thought his observation and advice may be worth sharing. .
Weekly Policy Update
I. Transportation Trust Fund
II. Atlantic City
III. Washington Watch
IV. New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Decision Affecting Municipal Land Use
V. League Legislative Priorities & Mayors’ Legislative Day
Washington Watch – An Update on Activity in Our Nation’s Capital
I. Congress Extends Terrorism Risk Insurance Program
II. Local Governments Score Partial Victory in Supreme Court Cell Tower Case
III. Strong Cadre of Former Municipal Officials in New Congress.
Please support all efforts to increase local transportation aid
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto advocates a 100% increase in the Local Aid component of the Transportation Trust Fund in an article that will appear in the February edition of our League magazine, New Jersey Municipalities.
Contact Legislators Now to Protect Relief for Our Property Taxpayers
In one month, Governor Christie will propose the State’s next budget. Facing the need to fund pension payments, the slow economic recovery, rising debt and the pending Transportation Trust Fund crisis, it appears that State budget makers will be hard pressed to make ends meet, yet again.
Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline Projects in New Jersey
This notice is to discuss the current regulatory review process for interstate natural gas pipelines in New Jersey.