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Please contact Governor Murphy at 609-292-6000 expressing opposition to the bill which transfers the management PFRS to a Board of Trustees until it is amended to add the necessary safeguards advocated by the League, NJCM, and NJAC. Read on...
A number of bills of interest to municipalities are on the Governor’s desk for his consideration. We ask that you reach out to the Governor’s office expressing your position. Read on...
The General Assembly approved legislation that permits a person, with a pre-existing volunteer relationship as a firefighter, rescue squad worker, or EMTs with their employer, to retire from service covered by PERS or PFRS and continue volunteering. Read on...