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. 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. Animal Cruelty Enforcement

    On June 25, both houses passed and sent to the Governor A-4225/S-2689, which would change the effective date of P.L. 2017 c.331 regarding the animal cruelty statutes from August 1, 2018 to February 1, 2019. Read on...
  3. Assembly Joins Us in Support of Local Businesses

    On June 28, on a 77-0 vote, the State Assembly approved AR-11. The Resolution, sponsored by Assembly members Wayne DeAngelo, F. Christopher Tully, and Lisa Swain, urges New Jersey residents to shop locally and support local businesses. Read on...
  4. 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...
  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

View the members and representatives of League Legislative Committee.

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.