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Assembly Bill A 2128 Signed into Law, Former Mayors Permitted to Solemnize Marriages

Posted on Nov. 1, 2013 by
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 →

NJ Economic Development Authority’s New Neighborhood and Community Revitalization Program

Posted on Sep. 5, 2013 by
Trenton, NJ – In support of Governor Christie’s commitment to helping storm-impacted small businesses and communities recover, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) today at a Board meeting approved the creation of the Stronger NJ Neighborhood and Community Revitalization (NCR) Program. The $75 million program will offer financial assistance to support 1) development and public improvement projects; 2) main . Read More →

Distributing The Resources New Jersey Needs For The Rebuilding Process

Posted on Aug. 29, 2013 by
What New Jersey Residents Need To Know About The Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Action Plan From a press release: “The Christie Administration has received approval from the Obama Administration. This plan outlines how we will utilize the first phase of the emergency supplemental passed by Congress in January. The first $1,829,520,000 in CDBG funds provided to New Jersey by the . Read More →

NJ EDA to offer Stronger NJ Business Grant Funds to Marinas Supporting Commercial Activities

Posted on Aug. 28, 2013 by
On Wednesday, August 28, 2013, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) announced a policy broadening eligibility criteria and enabling Stronger NJ Business Grant support for New Jersey marinas impacted by Superstorm Sandy. To provide disaster relief money to marinas in need while remaining consistent with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding regulations, the Christie Administration and HUD . Read More →

NJ Supreme Court Blocks Governor’s Plan to Abolish Affordable Housing Agency (COAH)

Posted on Jul. 16, 2013 by
Trenton – Wed, July 10, the state Supreme Court ruled that Governor Chris Christie is not allowed to scrap an independent state agency charged with building affordable housing units for New Jersey’s poorest residents. In a 5-2 ruling by Chief Justice Stuart Rabner, the court said: “The plain language of the Reorganization Act does not authorize the Chief Executive to abolish . Read More →