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Posted on: January 26, 2024

DOH ask Local Entities to Complete Survey

The DOH is requesting that county and municipal government professionals, staff, youth groups, and parent groups participate in a survey provide feedback on the redesign of DOH’s Parent Link web page. The survey must be complet...

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Posted on: January 26, 2024

Russia-Belarus Law Scaled Back After Court Ruling

After an unfavorable ruling in Federal District Court, the NJ Treasury has announced changes to its list of persons and entities banned from public contracts because of ties to Russia or Belarus. N.J.S.A. 52:32-60.1 requires the...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Bills of Interest Signed by Governor

Governor Murphy has acted on the remaining 2022-2023 Legislative term bills on his desk. Below are some of the new laws that may impact your municipality: ? 

 

P.L. 2023, c. 33...

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Posted on: January 5, 2024

Court Blocks Enforcement of Russia-Belarus Law

A recent decision from the U.S. District Court found that New Jersey acted unconstitutionally when it tried to add the U.S. subsidiary of Kyocera to a State list of Russian-affiliated entities that are banned from State...

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Posted on: October 20, 2023

Acting Governor Way Signs Pair of Bills to Support Small Business

Acting Governor Tehesha Way signed two bills this week aimed at helping support small businesses. The first bill, A-3424/S-1447 establishes an Annual Business Matchmaking Event to connect small businesses with federal, state, and local government...

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Posted on: October 6, 2023

NJDOL Enhances Portal for Fair Wage Transparency & Compliance

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) recently added a New Jersey Certified Payroll Database, to its New Jersey Wage Hub. This data based allows for certified payroll records submitted by public work contractors to be availa...

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Posted on: September 15, 2023

Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement & Recycled Materials Bill Signed

Acting Governor Tahesha Way signed into law A-4797/S-3255, which concerns the percentage of reclaimed asphalt pavement and recycled materials that can be used for certain road projects. P.L. 2023, c.160 takes effect in March 2024.  

The new law re...

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Posted on: September 15, 2023

New Workplace Accountability in Labor List (WALL) Now Live

The New Jersey Department of Labor Workforce Development's (NJDOL) Workplace Accountability in Labor List (WALL) is now available. 

This list includes entities found to be in violation of New Jersey's wage, benefit, and tax laws. Entities listed o...

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Posted on: August 18, 2023

Enforcement of Russia-Belarus Law Temporarily Suspended

A recent legal challenge has caused State officials to temporarily halt the enforcement of the law prohibiting government dealings with businesses associated with Russia and Belarus. 

On August 4, the United States District Court for the District ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2023

Governor Signs Bill Requiring Online PWCR & Payroll Certificates

Governor Murphy signed into law S-1442/A-5345, which requires public works contractor registration and payroll certification for public works projects to be completed online. P.L. 2023, c. 138 will take effect next year on August 16, 2024.  &...

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Posted on: August 17, 2023

DLGS Issues LFN Regarding Changes to Pay-To-Play Laws

The Division of Local Government Services (DLGS) has issued Local Finance Notice 2023-14 (LFN 2023-14) identifying key changes to the state’s pay-to-play laws after the enactment of P.L. 2023, c. 30, known as the “Ele...

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Posted on: August 11, 2023

New Definition for Custom Fabrication Under Prevailing Wage Act

Acting Governor Nicholas Scutari signed into S-3776, which amends the definition of “custom fabrication” under the Prevailing Wage Act. 

The definition was amended to include “other fabrication which is one or more en...

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Posted on: May 26, 2023

DLGS Issues Guidance on Russia-Belarus Certification

The Division of Local Government Services has issued Local Finance Notice 2023-11 providing guidance on the Russia-Belarus Certification. 

We would like to highlight the following from the Notice:

  • Department of Treasury has published a list (Russia...
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