The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) announced a joint vegetation management pilot program with the goal of minimizing the impact on reliable electric service due to hazardous trees located on private and public property that lie outside the electric distribution companies right-of way. In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, the NJBPU in conjunction with the New Jersey League . Read More →
Monday, June 16, the Assembly passed A-3424 by a vote of 78 to 0. This legislation revises certain laws governing police and fire interest arbitration; incorporates compounding in base salary calculation; extends two-percent cap on base salary awards.
Upon review, many of the changes found in A-3424 were included in a comparable bill that was conditionally vetoed by the . Read More →
Trenton, N.J. – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Secretary Shaun Donovan of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced that New Jersey will receive $380 million to implement two flood mitigation projects designed and selected through a HUD-sponsored design competition, Rebuild by Design. The funds are included in the third round allocation of Superstorm . Read More →
PROGRAM FUNDS LITTER CLEANUPS THAT BUILD CIVIC PRIDE
(14/P48) TRENTON –The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection today announced the award of more than $17 million in Clean Communities grants to help municipalities and counties conduct litter cleanup efforts that help beautify New Jersey’s communities and roadsides.
“This money is used for cleanup efforts that show the Christie Administration’s commitment to protecting . Read More →
Assembly Bill A 2128 (Burzichelli) was signed into law on January 17, 2014. However, it was not announced until January 21st when the Governor’s Office put out a press release identifying those bills that were signed into law and those that were pocket vetoed. This new law permits any former Mayor, who is not currently serving on the municipal governing . Read More →