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Posted on: December 7, 2018

$15 Minimum Wage Legislation Introduced

On Monday the Assembly Labor Committee will consider A-15, which will over time raise the hourly minimum wage to $15.00. We call your attention to Allen v. Fauver, 327 N.J. Super. 14 (App. Div. 1999), an appellate division case which held that the State i...

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Legislative Advocacy
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Update on Marijuana Legalization

Last week the Senate Budget and Appropriations and the Assembly Appropriations Committee voted out legislation to legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana.  The amended bills now stand at “2nd reading” and could be scheduled for a final f...

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Legislative Advocacy
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Local Control Denied in ABC Portion of Food Dessert Grocer Bill

On Thursday, November 29, the Assembly Human Services Committee held a hearing on a number of bills meant to address the problem of hunger in New Jersey. One bill, A-4700, the “Food Desert Elimination Act,” is intended to provide incentives to supermarket...

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Legislative Advocacy
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Current Taxpayers Could Pay If Legislature Extends Statute of Limitations

In its current form, the League of Municipalities must oppose S-477, which would extend the statute of limitations on civil actions for sexual abuse, including claims against public bodies, and expand the categories of people who are potentially liable fo...

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Legislative Advocacy
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Marijuana Legalization Advances

During a joint hearing Monday, the Senate Budget and Appropriations and the Assembly Appropriations Committee voted out legislation to legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana.  The amended bills now stand at “2nd reading” and could be sc...

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Legislative Advocacy
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Mayors' Coalition Statement on Cannabis Legalization

October 5, 2018

A Statement to Governor Murphy and the New Jersey State Legislature on behalf of:

The New Jersey League of Municipalities,

The New Jersey Conference of Mayors, and

The New Jersey Urban Mayors Association.

Re: Marijuana/Cannabis Legalization

Dear...

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Legislative Advocacy
Posted on: March 23, 2018

2% Interest Arbitration Extension

Unanimously approved by the Legislature and the Governor in  June 2014, the extension on the 2% cap on Interest Arbitration awards expired on December 31, 2017. While the 2% property tax levy cap will continue, the cap on Interest Arbitration awa...

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