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Everything you want in one easy-to-use legal publication

The only state-authorized reference guide to the government of New Jersey, Fitzgerald’s New Jersey Legislative Manual is the one-stop resource that answers all your questions—the who, what, when, where and how, including how much for specific taxes.

In one volume you’ll get comprehensive, time-saving information that lets you sift through the maze of government personnel and departments. With Fitzgerald's Legislative Manual for the State of New Jersey, you'll find answers quickly and easily. In fact, many owners think of it as having a personal New Jersey government expert on call 24 hours-a-day!

Attorneys and their staffs as well as government officials, lobbyists, bankers, librarians, public relations professionals and thousands of others regularly reach for this efficient reference manual when seeking up-to-date and accurate information on New Jersey government.

A comprehensive index points you directly to the data you’re looking for. Once inside you'll find:

Who's who in New Jersey government

  • Legislators  Listed both alphabetically and by district, with addresses and phone numbers. You'll get biographies of each member as well as senate and assembly leadership officers.
  • The Executive Branch  Governor, cabinet members, governor's staff members.
  • The Judiciary  Terms of all justices and judges; biographies of Supreme Court justices.
  • Departments of state government  In-depth directory of all state departments and agencies with their officials, including biographies of commissioners and key staff.
  • Operational and study commissions  A directory of independent agencies that oversee major operations such as casinos, Meadowlands development and Pinelands preservation. Includes commissions that make recommendations to the governor on gun-control laws, business statutes, police salaries, alcohol and drug abuse and other important issues.
  • County government officials  Clerks, executives, freeholders, department heads and more.
  • U.S. government officials  Past and present, from the White House to local offices.
  • Lobbyists and legislative agents  Grouped by subject or interest.
  • Media links  Quick access to public information officers, legislative correspondents, newspapers and radio and television stations.

How the government works and how much it all costs

  • Salaries of public officials
  • Operating budgets for each of the 15 departments
  • The New Jersey State Constitution and other key documents
  • Rules of the senate and the assembly
  • Taxes and the revenues they yield
  • Calendar and legal holidays

Land, buildings and facilities maintained by the State of New Jersey and other public agencies

  • Listings and descriptions of state parks and forests
  • Complete descriptions of public agencies, hospitals, military and veterans facilities, entertainment venues, colleges and universities
  • Public roads and highway information

An indispensable component of your legal resources library
You’ll get the answers you need quickly and easily with Fitzgerald's Legislative Manual. This is the only comprehensive guide to New Jersey government that puts all this information at your fingertips, 24 hours a day.

Order Fitzgerald’s New Jersey Legislative Manual today!
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Click here to view the 2004 edition of Fitzgerald’s New Jersey Legislative Manual, in its entirety.