The Murphy Administration has approved a new law that prohibits the use of styrofoam packing peanuts in the Garden State. NJ.com reports that the new law comes after sweeping new legislation that prohibits single use plastic bags by May of this year.
New Jersey has reported 600 deaths from coronavirus of people who have been vaccinated, and boosted. Governor Murphy held a briefing on the pandemic, and announced that there have been over 360,000 breakthrough cases of the virus. 145 new confirmed deaths were reported Wednesday. Graphic courtesy of Governor Phil Murphy social media.
The Biden Administration has distributed medical masks made in China to congressional offices, and Congressman Jeff Van Drew has called him out on it. Van Drew issued a photo of the package of the masks and a statement, saying the “poor judgement and lack of awareness from President Biden and House Democrats is never-ending”. Van…
Phil Murphy has been sworn in to his second term as Governor. Murphy took his oath of office late Tuesday morning and took time to praise his running mate, Shelia Oliver, who was also sworn in to office. Murphy is the 56th governor of the Garden State.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will be sworn in to his second term in office today. Murphy is expected to take the gubernatorial oath of office at 11am Tuesday. Murphy is 64 years old and is expected to deliver an inauguration speech.
There are some signs that the spread of coronavirus is slowing down in the Garden State. On Sunday, there were just over 14,000 new cases reported which shows a slowing of the spread of the virus. Hospitalizations and deaths were also trending down.
New Jersey reported 106 new deaths and over 20,000 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours. New Jersey’s seven day average of cases is beginning to drop a little. Governor Murphy says he’s hopeful this shows the peak has occurred.
36 year old Gabino Lopez of South Carolina was arrested by New Jersey State Police after cops found 127 pounds of marijuana inside his vehicle. The arrest took place in Morris County. The drugs have a street value of $317,000.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has signed a new abortion law in the Garden State. The new law intends to preserve the right for women to get an abortion if they choose to do so. Murphy said the State needs this new law since abortion rights continue to come under attack.
New Jersey has a new film and digital media tax credit program designed to bolster the industry in the Garden State. The goal is to make the State a film and television production center, according to Governor Murphy. Murphy says job creation is the goal.