Recent Legislative Success

  • Re-authorization of NJ's Transportation Trust Fund
  • Fair adjustments for changed contract conditions
  • Passage of the State's Library Bond Act
  • Allowing expanded use of recycled asphalt pavement
  • Creating NJ's State Infrastructure Bank
  • Passage of Higher Education Bond Act
  • Limiting a contracting unit's ability to withhold retainage  
  • Limiting the naming of subcontractors at the time of bid
  • Establishing a standard procedure to withdraw a bid on a local public works project
  • Reducing contractor risk when required to undertake environmental remediation on a local public works project
  • Assisting Newark, Camden & Atlantic City in creating economic development projects
  • Holding contracting entities accountable for how alternate bids are selected within local public contracts
  • Assisting NJ employers in averting Unemployment Insurance payroll tax increases
  • Prohibiting the restriction on firms from competing for contracts in more than one classification category
  • Allowing bidders to avoid unresponsive bids if they inadvertently omitted business registrations
  • Establishing universal prompt payment requirements for construction contracts
  • Standardizing the period prior to bid for public entities to issue addenda
  • Requiring construction managers on public school facilities projects to be prequalified 
  • Setting tougher penalties for prevailing wage violators
  • Extending the life of certain permits