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Jun 11

NJ Supreme Court Upholds Directive Mandating Release Names of Officers that Faced Major Discipline

Posted on June 11, 2021 at 11:42 AM by Legislative Staff

The NJ Supreme Court has issued an opinion upholding the Attorney General’s June 2020 Law Enforcement Directives (Directive 2020-5 and Directive 2020-6) that requires public disclosure of the names of police officers who have committed serious disciplinary violations that result in the imposition of “major discipline.”    

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Jun 10

DLGS Publishes LFN 2021-11 to Provide Guidance for COVID State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

Posted on June 10, 2021 at 2:04 PM by Legislative Staff

Late on Friday afternoon, the Division of Local Government Services (DLGS) posted Local Finance Notice 2021-11 providing guidance for non-entitlement municipalities (municipalities with a population under 50,000 residents) that will receive their American Rescue Plan Local Rescue Funds through the state.

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Jun 04

Legislation to Expire All COVID-19 Executive Orders

Posted on June 4, 2021 at 10:19 AM by Legislative Staff

Yesterday the Assembly and Senate passed A-5820/S-3866, which will expire all COVID-19 Executive Orders 30 days after the Governor Murphy signs the bill with limited exceptions. We anticipate the Governor to sign this bill very shortly.

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