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Legislative Update July, 2014

Legislative Update July, 2014

On July 1st. the New Jersey State Legislature finished the 2014 Spring Legislative Session, passed the FY 2014 – 2015 State Budget and adjourned for the Summer. Typically, the Legislature stays out of session until after Labor Day but in challenging times, as New...

Legislative Update: February 2014

Legislative Update: February 2014

 President Ed Brannigan and I have been meeting with various New Jersey State Legislative leaders since the new 2014-2015 Legislative Session convened on January 15th. to discuss FOP legislative priorities in the new session. The number one priority is the reenactment...

FOP Legislative Update for December, 2013

The 2013 Gubernatorial and State Legislative Elections held on November 5, 2013 can be best summarized as  “status quo” elections. Nothing changed. Governor Chris Christie was reelected overwhelmingly and the Democrats retained control of the New Jersey State...

FOP LEGISLATIVE UPDATE FOR MAY 3, 2013

As the New Jersey State Legislature approaches the Summer recess at the end of June, two top priority bills of the FOP have received action.  The first bill, Assembly Bill No. 2756 (sponsored by Assemblwomen Annette Quijano and Valerie Vainieri and Assemblymen Jason...

Current Legislative Update through January, 2013

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: EYE ON TRENTON (December 12, 2012) The New Jersey State Legislature returned to Trenton after the Summer break for the Fall Legislative Session. Among the hundreds of pieces of legislation pending in the Legislature are several of interest to the...

Legislative Update for the week of July 13, 2012

OVERVIEW OF LEGISLATION IMPACTING PUBLIC SAFETY EMPLOYEES: 2010 – PRESENT Since Chris Christie took office as Governor of New Jersey on January 19, 2010, he and his supporters in the New Jersey State Legislature have been on a campaign that appears to be the most...