News Flash

Posted on: March 1, 2024

Governor Proposes Corporate Transit Fee

During his FY 2025 Budget Address on Tuesday, February 27, Governor Murphy unveiled a proposal for a Corporate Transit Fee (CTF). This new fee targets corporations with incomes over $10 million, affecting around 600 of the most profitable entitie...

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Posted on: March 1, 2024

Governor Delivers Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Address

On Tuesday, February 27, Governor Murphy delivered his seventh budget address, proposing a $55.9 billion budget for FY2025. In his address to the Legislature and attendees, the Governor outlined a comprehensive plan to bolster the state’...

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NJ Fire Prevention and Protection
Posted on: January 26, 2024

DOH ask Local Entities to Complete Survey

The DOH is requesting that county and municipal government professionals, staff, youth groups, and parent groups participate in a survey provide feedback on the redesign of DOH’s Parent Link web page. The survey must be complet...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Bills of Interest Signed by Governor

Governor Murphy has acted on the remaining 2022-2023 Legislative term bills on his desk. Below are some of the new laws that may impact your municipality: ? 

 

P.L. 2023, c. 33...

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NJ Fire Prevention and Protection
Posted on: December 22, 2023

Fire Safety Legislation Signed

P.L. 2023, c. 186, known as the “Fire Life Safety Damper & Smoker Control System Inspection Verification Act,” requires building owners to be responsible for ensuring that fire dampers, smoke dampers, and combination fire/smoke dam...

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NJ Fire Prevention and Protection
Posted on: October 12, 2023

DLGS Issues LFN 2023-18 with Guidance on Fire District Budgets & Elections

The Division of Local Government Services (DLGS) has issued Local Finance Notice 2023-18 (LFN 2023-18) outlining the Calendar Year (CY) 2024 fire district budget process. Fire districts are mandated to submit their CY 2024 budgets through the Financial Au...

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NJ Fire Prevention and Protection
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Governor Names Jaquelyn Suárez as Acting DCA Commissioner

Governor Murphy has named Division of Local Government Services Director Jacquelyn Suárez as Acting Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs (DCA). Effective September, 18 Suárez will serve as Acting DCA Commissioner pendi...

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NJ Fire Prevention and Protection
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Lunch & Learn: State Planning Commission – State Plan Update

The State Planning Commission has embarked on updating the State Development and Redevelopment Plan.   Come learn about the Plan, the process involved, and how the Commission can help make this process valuable to municipal stakeholders. After an...

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NJ Fire Prevention and Protection
Posted on: August 31, 2023

Municipal Fire Department Chaplain Benefits Legislation Signed

On Monday, Acting Governor Nicholas Scutari signed A-5275/S-3671 that allows a municipality to determine if newly appointed individuals serving as municipal fire department chaplains will hold rank and receive salary and benefits.

Under current law...

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NJ Fire Prevention and Protection
Posted on: August 28, 2023

Have Your Voices Heard: Send in Your Conference Resolutions

Sending in Conference Resolutions that suggest changes to improve municipal life helps build the foundation for the League Legislative team’s annual actions.

If you have a topic to improve local government and address an issue impacting local gov...

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NJ Fire Prevention and Protection
Posted on: August 25, 2023

DCA Issues Proposed Rules Regulating Third-Party Inspectors

The Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has published proposed rules amending the Uniform Construction Code (UCC) to expand the use of private on-site inspection agencies, in accordance with the law adopted last year. 

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NJ Fire Prevention and Protection
Posted on: August 21, 2023

Plan Your Education Sessions

Dozens of sessions have been posted with their full CEU credits on the League Conference website. Start planning today!

For those attending the Conference with earning continuing education credits on their to-do list, planning is easier than ever this year...

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NJ Fire Prevention and Protection
Posted on: August 1, 2023

Early Bird Conference Registration Now Open!

Registration for the 108th Annual League Conference is now open! Take advantage of the lowest rates of the year, saving $40 off the regular registration cost with Early Bird pricing running Aug. 1-Sept. 30.

Early Bird Registration rates are:

  • Government/Nonp...
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NJ Fire Prevention and Protection
Posted on: July 28, 2023

State Health Benefits Plan Design Committee Meets

The State Health Benefits Program Design Committee (PDC) met on July 26, 2023. They focused on the issue of rising service costs, identified as the main factor for the uptick in state health benefits expenses. 

The committee passed nine resolution...

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NJ Fire Prevention and Protection
Posted on: July 24, 2023

Advance Your Causes with Conference Resolutions

If you have a topic to improve local government and address an issue impacting local governance, send in a Conference Resolution for consideration at this year’s Annual Conference. Any elected officials currently in municipal office, municipal professiona...

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NJ Fire Prevention and Protection
Posted on: May 17, 2023

NJ State Fire Prevention and Protection Association News Flash

Welcome! This News Flash has been created for members of NJ State Fire Prevention and Protection Association.

The New Jersey League of Municipalities offers several methods for you to receive news, announcements, legislative alerts, and event notices. In a...

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