Weekly Policy Update
I. President Authorizes Disaster Aid following June 23 storm
II. Legislation would clarify status of volunteers
III. Spill Act Amendments Poised to Advance
I. Transportation Funding Deadline Looms
Senate Finance Working Group report maintains Status Quo for Key Tax Exemptions
III. FY 2016 Spending Bills in Doubt
IV. “E-fairness” Gains Momentum
Labor Department Proposes Change in Overtime Rules
Following Supreme Court Fair Housing Decision, HUD Issues New Rules
Free Webinar on August 19: Revising Sign Ordinances After Reed v. Town of Gilbert
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Recent Supreme Court Decision Keyport v. Local 68
Yesterday, the State Supreme Court issued an important decision concerning public sector labor law.
Update on South Jersey Weather Disaster Damages
As you know, severe weather conditions on June 23 devastated communities throughout the southern parts of our State. Responding to the needs of residents and businesses, municipalities in the region have dedicated all available resources to assist in the recovery. Their efforts began with the earliest forecast of the potential for problems. They will continue until all outstanding needs are addressed.
League of Municipalities Appoints New Executive Team
As scheduled, the League has completed the appointment and transition of its new management team
Niagara Bottled Water Recall Information
The New Jersey Department of Health (DOH) has forwarded a notice to your Health Officer providing advice regarding the recall of Niagara bottled water.
Here is an update on actions in Washington that can have an impact on local governments in New Jersey. We thank the folks at the National League of Cities (NLC) for their advocacy and this information.
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.