BILL ADVANCES TO CUT WEDDING WAITING PERIOD

Legislation to invigorate the state’s wedding market was released Monday by an Assembly panel. The bill gives New Jersey’s tourism and hospitality industry a competitive advantage over states across the region and the country by eliminating the current 72-hour waiting period and streamlining residency requirements. The bill would eliminate the current mandatory 72-hour waiting period…

AVALON UNVEILS BEACH TAG LOGO FOR 2012

The Borough of Avalon has unveiled the art work for the 2012 beach tags that will be sold in the Borough. The announcement was made during an assembly at the Avalon Elementary School on Monday, December 12th. Avalon Public Information Officer Scott Wahl announced that Avalon resident Kaitlyn Bailey was the winner of the 14th…

MILAM BILL TO HELP PROMOTE JOBS ADVANCES

Legislation Assembly Democrats Lou Greenwald, Jerry Green, Matthew Milam and Paul Moriarty sponsored to promote job creation and economic development by extending the life of development projects stalled by the economic downturn was released Thursday by an Assembly panel. The bill would extend governmental approvals for development projects until Dec. 31, 2014. Current law extends…

UEZ LEGISLATION MOVES FORWARD IN SENATE

Legislation sponsored by Senators Jeff Van Drew and Brian Stack to overhaul the state’s Urban Enterprise Zone Program by implementing strict requirements that would increase accountability of participating municipalities was approved last week by the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee. The reform bill is intended to restart the successful UEZ program – which historically…