Assembly Labor Committee 10:00 a.m. – 4th Floor, Committee Room 16, Annex A-15 – Coughlin (D19); Tucker (D28); Timberlake (D34); Mosquera (D4); McKnight (D31); Egan (D17). Raises, over time, hourly minimum wage to $15.00. NJBIA will be opposing this bill, and testifying, on Monday, Dec. 10. Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee 11:00 a.m. – 1st […]
Menendez Re-elected – Democrat Bob Menendez beat Republican challenger Bob Hugin 53 percent to 44 percent to retain his U.S. Senate seat. House of Representatives – All the Democratic Representatives were re-elected. 2nd District – Democrat Jeff Van Drew, a state senator from Cape May County and a dentist by trade, will replace retiring Republican […]
The Clean Energy Act, signed by Governor Murphy on May 23, 2018, included provisions that were updated by the BPU on Oct. 29. Please click here to read the update.
Monday, Oct. 29 S-678 – Bateman (R16); Smith (D17) – Prohibits treatment, discharge, disposal, application to roadway, or storage of wastewater, wastewater solids, sludge, drill cuttings or other byproducts from natural gas exploration or production using hydraulic fracturing. NJBIA opposed this legislation on Oct. 29, please click here to read our testimony. S-678 passed […]
NJDEP Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is launching work on a comprehensive plan to make coastal areas more resilient to the impacts of severe storms and sea-level rise. Over the next year, the DEP will conduct extensive outreach to gather stakeholder input as well as advice from […]