The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder

NJLM's Legislative Blog

Sep 28

Federal Budget Update: Shutdown Countdown

Posted on September 28, 2023 at 1:23 PM by Legislative Staff

If Congress is unable to send a short-term Continuing Resolution to President Biden this week, spending authority for most federal agencies will expire on Saturday and the federal government will be shut down.

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Sep 08

FEMA’s Emergency Management Guide for Elected and Appointed Officials Available

Posted on September 8, 2023 at 1:48 PM by Legislative Staff

The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) “Local Elected and Appointed Officials Guide: Roles and Resources in Emergency Management” is an important resource for municipal officials year-round. 

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Jul 11

Governor Murphy Signs Anti-Theft Automotive Laws

Posted on July 11, 2023 at 12:09 PM by Legislative Staff

Governor Phil Murphy signed four bills into law on Friday, July 7, which aim to impose stiffer penalties and expand criminal definitions related to motor vehicle theft.

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