May 11

U.S. Treasury Issues Interim Final Rule to Implement Coronavirus State Fiscal Recover Funds

Posted on May 11, 2021 at 2:56 PM by Legislative Staff

On Monday, the U.S. Treasury adopted an Interim Final Rule to be published in the Federal Register to implement the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund and the Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund established under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The Treasury FAQ’s go into greater detail for allowable uses, prohibited uses, and other specific formulas and questions.

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May 06

Governor Signs Legislation Expanding Project Labor Agreements Requirements

Posted on May 6, 2021 at 4:06 PM by Legislative Staff

On April 30 Governor Murphy signed S-3414/A-5378, which promotes workforce diversity in public works projects and revises “public works projects” definition to permit project labor agreements for more projects. P.L. 2021, c. 63 expands project labor agreement (PLA) requirements to include promoting employment of residents of where the project is occurring.

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Tag(s): PLA

May 05

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Eliminates Fees for Use of (Dot) Gov Domain

Posted on May 5, 2021 at 3:39 PM by Legislative Staff

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced last week that it would no longer assess registration or renewal fees for use of its .gov web domain, in an effort to increase .gov adoption by smaller government entities. Prior to the policy change, the registration cost for use of the .gov domain was $400.  From April 26, 2021 through at least the end of FY 2021, CISA will not charge registrants any fees, including renewal fees.  

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