Legislative

Whether your municipality has a population of 300 or 300,000, it has a major stake in the legislative deliberations in Trenton. Consequently, an important League priority is the defense of home rule autonomy. Every bill pending before the Legislature that might affect localities is evaluated by the League's 100-member Legislative Committee, and aggressively opposed or supported  by the League's lobbying team in concert with local officials around the state.

Town Crier Legislative Blog

An in-depth review of legislation effecting New Jersey's local governments.

Legislative & Municipal Officials Testimony

Through the years the League of Municipalities has stood up for New Jersey Municipalities by testifying before legislative committees on important bills under consideration by the legislature.

Legislative Advocacy

The League’s legislative staff are constantly working for the League's membership by monitoring Legislative Committee meetings, reviewing lists of bills and staying current on local news to better understand the needs of League member municipalities.

League Legislative Committee

View the members and representatives of League Legislative Committee.

2018 Legislative Guide (PDF)

The Legislative Guide to Trenton Statehouse activity.

Municipal Issues

See our issue alerts, newsline newsletters, press releases, and blog.

Federal Issues

View a list of services offered for Federal Issues.

Reference Pages

These pages can help guide you through the structure of our organization and our news dissemination.

Property Taxes

View this information center, where you can find pages on budgets, the taxpayer's dollar, history, and more.

  1. Legislative Updates
  2. Legislative Quick Links
  1. NJ Economic & Fiscal Policy Workgroup Issues Report

    The Legislative Economic & Fiscal Policy Workgroup issued its report with recommendations on Pension & Benefits; Education; Shared Services; Tax Structure; & Leveraging Assets. The report does NOT recommend mandating municipal consolidation. Read on...
  2. NJ SC Seeks Comment on Potential Municipal Court Charge Dismissals

    The State Supreme Court will be conducting hearings and seeking public feedback on a proposal to dismiss older, pending, minor municipal court matters as recommended in the Report on Municipal Courts. Read on...
  3. NJ AG to Issue Guidance for Municipal Courts re: Charging Marijuana-Related Offenses

    NJ AG, Gurbir Grewal has instructed municipal prosecutors to seek adjournments until Sept. 4, or later, on matters involving marijuana-related offenses pending in municipal court. He plans on issuing guidance in August based on working group discussions. Read on...
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