NJ Lawmakers Push Bill To Cut Cities' Legal Spending

Law360, New York (July 1, 2013, 9:07 PM EDT) -- A trio of New Jersey lawmakers on Monday announced forthcoming legislation to codify the state comptroller's recommendations aimed at reducing legal billings for towns and municipalities who utilize outside counsel, according to a statement.

Republican Sen. Jennifer Beck will sponsor the legislation along with Assemblywomen Caroline Casagrande and Mary Pat Angelini, all of whom serve Monmouth County, according to the release. The bill would codify recommendations put forth in a June 25 report by Comptroller A. Matthew Boxer, who said municipal governments and school districts were...
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