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Proposed $10 Million Firefighter Grant Program that Provides Funding to Local and Regional Fire Departments across New Jersey

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Paramus NJ,  Governor Phil Murphy visited Paramus Fire Company 3 to highlight his proposed addition of $10 million in American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding for Fiscal Year 2024 to support the continuation of the Firefighter Grant Program, which first launched in May 2022. The ARP Firefighter Grant Program provides funding to local and regional fire departments across New Jersey to ensure firefighters have proper protective, cleaning, and sanitization equipment.

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First Round of Funding from the $125 Million Library Construction Bond Act Awarded

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Ridgewood NJ, Governor Phil Murphy today delivered to the Legislature a list of proposed projects for the first round of funding from the Library Construction Bond Act (LCBA). The Library Construction Bond Act authorized $125 million in state bonds to fund critical improvements to New Jersey public libraries. The bond issuance was approved by New Jersey voters in November 2017 and all applicants were required to identify a 50 percent match to fund their proposed projects.

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New Jersey Bounce House Regulations – The Strictest in the Country

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For those New Jerseyans that are parents or have neighbors with small children, they have almost certainly become aware of the very popular “bounce houses” that are features of birthday parties across the State. Despite regular news stories from across the country touting the safety hazards of these rides, they continue to rise in popularity, as they can essentially bring an amusement park feel into your backyard.

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More tax data to go online in N.J.

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Dustin Racioppi , State House Bureau, @dracioppiPublished 1:41 p.m. ET March 22, 2017 | Updated 14 hours ago

Gov. Chris Christie signed a measure into law Wednesday that expands property tax data online, giving taxpayers a broader and more detailed view of their bills and how they compare with others’. But Christie signed the bill on the condition that the new law not include tax relief data that his administration removed three years ago.

The bill, A-312, requires the Department of Community Affairs to post property tax and local government tax data for the past 10 years, as well as information on county, school and fire district tax levies, among other data.

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/new-jersey/2017/03/22/more-tax-data-go-online-nj/99494890/?utm_campaign=new-jersey-politics&utm_content=2017-23-03-9215348&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=New%20Jersey%20Politics