Legislative Advocacy

Legislative Staff

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. Staff provides the League's Legislative Committee with a background on proposed legislation at routine meetings to develop the League's positions on bills.

  1. Bill to Transfer PFRS to a Labor-Management Board on Governor’s Desk

    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...
  2. Wrongful Death Suits Bill Advances out of Committee

    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance S-1766, a bill sponsored by Senator Scutari that would expand the wrongful death act to allow recovery for mental anguish, emotional pain, and suffering, loss of society, and loss of companionship. Read on...
  3. Legislation Introduced to Usurp Local Land Use Control

    Assemblyman Gusciora has introduced A-3725 to create a new state entity known as the New Jersey Coastal Commission that would be empowered to usurp local control over land use, zoning, and planning in coastal municipalities. Read on...
  4. Bill to Transfer PFRS to a Labor-Management Board on Governor’s Desk

    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...
  5. 2% Interest Arbitration Extension

    Unanimously approved by the Legislature and the Governor in June 2014, the extension on the 2% cap on Interest Arbitration awards expired on December 31, 2017. Information on this topic can be found on the League's website. Read on...
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Legislative Guide: Your Voice in Trenton (PDF)

A guide to the legislative process, the League's priorities and plans for the year, the League's role in the process and how to become more involved. Published by New Jersey State League of Municipalities.

League Legislative Committee

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Legislative Bulletin

Bulletins published by the League outlining the League's position on bills important to municipalities.

Conference Resolutions

Take a look at Annual Conference Resolutions.

Legislative Backgrounder: The Town Crier

A legislative blog providing detailed background information on legislation affecting New Jersey's municipalities.

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.

New Jersey State Legislature

Visit the New Jersey State Legislature website.

Energy Tax Restoration Resource Center

Information on energy taxes.