SPEAKER OLIVER’S STATEMENT ON ASSEMBLY REFORM AGENDA

Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver Thursday released the following statement on the Assembly’s reform agenda:

“We laid out a timeframe quite some time ago that would allow us to take a thoughtful and deliberative approach. Since we reconvened several weeks ago, we have been working diligently to advance thorough and substantive reforms that will have a real impact on helping local governments meet the new two-percent cap and make a real difference in people’s lives. After reconvening just a few weeks ago we have already considered a number of bills and we approved two property tax reforms today – one making it easier to challenge unfunded state mandates and another easing the review requirements under the master plan.”