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Jul 22

American Rescue Plan Coronavirus State and Local Relief Funds Compliance Guidance

Posted on July 22, 2021 at 12:41 PM by Legislative Staff

Recently, both the U.S. Treasury and the New Jersey Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) provided American Rescue Fund Coronavirus State and Local Relief Funds compliance resources for municipal governments, including webinars, best practices, and checklists. Below is a summary of the guidance provided. We suggest you review this information with your chief financial officer and administrator. 

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Jul 16

Governor Signs Package of Clean Energy Bills

Posted on July 16, 2021 at 11:25 AM by Legislative Staff

Recently, Governor Murphy signed a package of four bills (S-3223, A-1653, A-4554, and A-5434) concerning clean energy and electric vehicles.   Three of these new laws  have municipal implications that our members should be aware of and are explained in greater detail below.

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Jul 08

Bills of Municipal Interest on Governor Murphy’s Desk

Posted on July 8, 2021 at 4:04 PM by Legislative Staff

Governor Murphy is currently considering these bills of municipal interest, the result of the Legislature’s final voting session until the fall. The League has taken a neutral stance on the following items.

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