Downtown NJ's executive director, Courtenay D. Mercer, left, and president, Robert Goldsmith Esq. Downtown NJ’s executive director, Courtenay D. Mercer, left, and president, Robert Goldsmith Esq.

JERSEY CITY, NJ—A statewide municipal advocacy group, Downtown New Jersey, which says it represents individuals, businesses, developers, government agencies, and local entities that are passionate about downtowns, is urging New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s administration to revive and re-energize several state incentive programs encouraging municipal development.