TAX REFORM BILLS MOVE THROUGH ASSEMBLY

Two tax reform bills to attack unfunded state mandates that drive up property taxes were approved Thursday by the Assembly. The bills would: – Allow more groups to file complaints against unfunded state mandates (A-3204). It was approved 75-0. – Save municipalities money by revising master plan re-examination requirements (A-3272). It was approved 75-0. The…

VAN DREW'S COURT BILL APPROVED BY SENATE

Legislation sponsored by Senator Jeff Van Drew to help municipalities cut costs by giving them the flexibility to eliminate unnecessary positions after merging municipal courts today was unanimously approved by the full Senate. The bill (S-2233) is part of a legislative effort to give municipalities additional tools to reduce costs and make it possible to…

VAN DREW’S COURT BILL APPROVED BY SENATE

Legislation sponsored by Senator Jeff Van Drew to help municipalities cut costs by giving them the flexibility to eliminate unnecessary positions after merging municipal courts today was unanimously approved by the full Senate. The bill (S-2233) is part of a legislative effort to give municipalities additional tools to reduce costs and make it possible to…