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We are encouraging our members to reach out to their state representatives and members of the Senate and Assembly Appropriations Committees to oppose S-2636 and A-3731, which would allow counties to counties to establish a construction code office. Read on...
Please contact your Representatives in the General Assembly and urge them to oppose S-716/A-1741, as currently drafted. The new lower standard for Workers' Compensation will result in more claims, awards, and greater costs on property taxpayers. Read on...
NJLM, the NJ Urban Mayors Association, and the NJ Conference of Mayors issued a coalition letter to the Governor and the State Legislature on the anticipated legalization of cannabis. Please review the letter and, reach out to your State Legislators. Read on...