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New Jersey State and Local Governments

Resources for researching information from New Jersey state and local government.


Click on a title within one of the sections below to view the full QuickSearch record (including locations, call numbers, and availability), access the e-book, visit the website, or search the database. For most materials before 1850, consult Special Collections & University Archives on the basement level of the Alexander Library.

These databases also include aggregated New Jersey materials that overlap or complement the sources provides in the sections below..


Indexes to Bills

Texts of Bills

The New Jersey State Library has a collection of older bills in print format. Access requires the year and bill number which can be found in the Journal and Minutes of the Legislature.

Court Decisions

Executive Orders


Codified Version of NJ Regulations


New Jersey legislative hearings are fully cataloged and may be found using QuickSearch. Links to online versions are included when links were located during the cataloging process.

Veto Messages


Visit the Newspapers research guide for information on the availability of newspapers from New Jersey and other states. Coverage of New Jersey legislative issues may also be included in newspapers like the New York Times.


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