New Jersey

DELAWARE, MARYLAND BOTH DROPPED FROM NJ QUARANTINE LIST

Both Delaware and Maryland have been dropped from New Jersey’s Covid-19 travel quarantine list.  The new list was unveiled Tuesday morning and it also includes the removal of Arizona and Alaska.  The state wants voluntary quarantines for 14 days ...

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NEW STATE BUDGET: TONS OF BORROWING, NEW TAXES, EVEN BABY BONDS

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy delivered his updated budget message to state lawmakers at Rutgers University Tuesday morning.  Murphy called for borrowing $4 billion to balance the budget, and another $1 billion in new taxes.  He also wants to start “baby bonds” that will begin to provide $1000 savings bonds to families of certain income …

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REPORT: MURPHY TO TAX SMOKERS, GUN OWNERS, AND RICH PEOPLE

Governor Phil Murphy is expected to announce Tuesday that he will tax millionaires, gun owners, and smokers…and borrow $4 billion.  NJ Advance Media reports those are some of the elements in Murphy’s budget address to lawmakers that will be held at Rutgers University’s football stadium Tuesday morning.  Murphy may also bring back the Homestead Rebate …

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SENATE COMMITTEE CONFIRMS PIERRE-LOUIS TO SUPREME COURT

Fabiana Pierre-Louis will be the next justice on the New Jersey Supreme Court.  A Senate committee voted 11-0 Monday to confirm her to the state’s highest bench.  The full Senate will make it official on Thursday. The post SENATE COMMITTEE CONFIR...

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THREE ADDITIONAL DEATHS REPORTED STATEWIDE FROM COVID-19

New Jersey officials announced only three new additional deaths from coronavirus on Monday.  The state reported 225 new cases Monday.  The very positive news for the state is that the rate of transmission is at 0.85, below one percent for three straigh...

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VAN DREW TO ADDRESS REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION ON FINAL NIGHT

Congressman Jeff Van Drew will deliver an address at the Republican National Convention on its final night.  Van Drew is on the list of speakers on Thursday, the night President Trump is expected to accept his party’s nomination.  Also on the list on Thursday night are Rudy Guiliani, Ivanka Trump, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch …

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