Assembly State and Local Government

The Assembly State and Local Government Committee focuses on policy and legislation that has a direct impact on state government, as well as legislation dealing with ethics, pensions, election related issues and public employees.
Democratic Research Aide:  Nicole A. Brown   
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McKeon Applauds SALT Lawsuit

Assemblyman John McKeon (D-Essex, Morris) today applauded Governor Phil Murphy and Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal's decision to join New York, Maryland and Connecticut in suing the Trump administration over its $10,000 cap on the federal tax deductions for state and local taxes (SALT).

Assemblyman McKeon is a strong opponent of the SALT cap and was the prime sponsor of a recently enacted law (formerly bill A-3499) to counteract it by permitting a municipality, county or school district to establish one or more charitable funds for specific public purposes and permitting local property tax credits in association with such donations.

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