There is an additional $70 million in food assistance for New Jersey SNAP recipients. Supplemental payments will be made on March 29th, with the payments spread out over a two month period. This will help needy families with the purchase of groceries.
Motor Vehicle Commission offices in New Jersey will stay closed another two weeks. The earliest these offices are now able to open is April 13th. The Commission continues to conduct business online.
New Jersey now has lost 108 lives during the coronavirus outbreak. Governor Phil Murphy announced that the total number of cases in the Garden State has hit 8,825. Murphy says the increase in numbers is expected.
Governor Phil Murphy has ordered all daycare centers in the Garden State to close next Wednesday. The only exception will be centers that will exclusively care for children of essential workers. If a local daycare center is interested in providing that service, paperwork must be filed by Friday.
Governor Phil Murphy announced that 155,000 people filed for unemployment in New Jersey this week. Murphy made those comments during his daily address on Thursday. That figure is 16 times higher than the week prior.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has scolded school districts who are preparing to go back to school. Murphy says that won’t happen, and the decision rests only with him. Murphy says this issue will not be revisited until April 17.
There are now 6,876 cases of coronavirus in New Jersey. That represents a one day jump of nearly 2,500 positive cases. There are now 81 reported deaths in New Jersey, an increase of 19 in one day. These numbers were released Thursday by the New Jersey Department of Health.
President Donald Trump has issued an emergency declaration for the State of New Jersey. The declaration by the President was made Thursday morning. The declaration makes New Jersey eligible for special funding and assistance from FEMA.
There is a small upside to the latest data released by the State this week on coronavirus cases in the Garden State. There have been over 10,400 negative test results in New Jersey, which outweighs the positive results by more than a two to one margin. New Jersey reports 62 deaths from coronavirus so far,…
The Camden Diocese has extended the closure of Catholic schools in southern New Jersey until at least April 20th. Governor Phil Murphy has closed all schools in the State until further notice. The new closure by the Diocese extends the closure through Easter break.