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NJLM's Legislative Blog

Sep 08

FEMA’s Emergency Management Guide for Elected and Appointed Officials Available

Posted on September 8, 2023 at 1:48 PM by Legislative Staff

The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) “Local Elected and Appointed Officials Guide: Roles and Resources in Emergency Management” is an important resource for municipal officials year-round. 

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Jul 11

Governor Murphy Signs Anti-Theft Automotive Laws

Posted on July 11, 2023 at 12:09 PM by Legislative Staff

Governor Phil Murphy signed four bills into law on Friday, July 7, which aim to impose stiffer penalties and expand criminal definitions related to motor vehicle theft.

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Jun 20

OPRA Reforms: Exemptions, Website Records, and Process Changes

Posted on June 20, 2023 at 3:55 PM by Legislative Staff

Assemblyman Danielsen has introduced A-5616, which makes various changes to the process for requesting access to government records. 

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