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Weekly Policy Update
Congratulations to the new NJLM Officers and Board Members
Order Issued to Suspend Police Car Camera Mandate Law

Gateway Project Progress Noted
Thanks to the tireless stewardship of Senator Corey Booker and the willingness of key leaders from New Jersey and New York – most notably Governors Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo - to put partisanship aside, we are pleased to see a significant step forward for the vital Gateway Project.

Governor Christie Takes Action on Various Bills of Interest
Yesterday, Governor Christie took action on various bills of interest to municipalities

Education Opportunities for Newly Elected Officials
Now that the election is behind us and we have, in some cases, a new slate of municipal policy makers who will be taking the reins of government on January 1, 2016, we have a responsibility and obligation to do what we can to help them be better prepared to undertake the awesome responsibility of governing.

URGENT. Action Needed Now.
Please Ask Your Congressional District Representative to Get on Board. The Gateway Project would repair and improve New Jersey’s crucial rail link to New York. It is vital to the economy, the quality of life and the future of New Jersey. Imagine the impact on our State’s economy, the traffic impact on our roads...

Federal Advocacy Update
I. House Transportation Committee Advances Highway Bill 
II. House Legislation Would Give Municipal Securities a Favorable Classification
III. Senate Blocks Sanctuary City Mandate
IV. EPA Announces Tougher Ozone Standard
V. NLC Asks Congress to Strip CSO Prohibition From Appropriations Act
VI. Guide to Federal Broadband Funding Released
VII. ACA “Excise Tax” Would Burden Local Governments

Reminder - 18th Annual Elected Officials Hall of Fame
In recognition of the many municipal governing body members who are selflessly serving for twenty or more years, the League of Municipalities is pleased to once again accept nominations for the Elected Officials Hall of Fame.

League Releases Reports on Affordable Housing
In June, the League Executive Board retained two expert consulting firms to provide an analysis of the State’s affordable housing policies and an April report issued by the Fair Share Housing Center.

Important Appellate Division Decision Regarding the Licensing of Residential Rental Properties
Earlier this month the Appellate Division issued an important decision, Timber Glen Phase III, LLC v. Township of Hamilton.

A2015 League Conference Resolutions
One of the most important functions of the Annual League Conference is the adoption of resolutions from our member municipalities. 

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.


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