New Jersey on Wednesday reported another 103 deaths from coronavirus. There were slightly under 20,000 new cases of the virus reported by State health officials. New Jersey is approaching 27,000 confirmed deaths during the pandemic.
Patrick Callahan is the new superintendent of the New Jersey State Police. Governor Murphy made the announcement about Callahan getting the job on a permanent basis on his social media page. Callahan has been beside the governor through the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo from Governor Murphy social media page.
Governor Murphy talked about some familiar themes during his annual State of the State address on Tuesday. Murphy again addressed the Covid-19 crisis and asked residents to get vaccinated. He wants to get some new restrictive gun laws in place in New Jersey during the next year and said one of his concerns is high…
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has declared another Public Health Emergency for New Jersey. The new emergency is a result of what Murphy calls an “omicron tsunami” that has impacted the Garden State. With the emergency, Murphy can keep some measures in place including regular reporting by hospitals and mandates for teachers and health care…
New Jersey is trying to make it easier for commercial vehicle drivers to avoid hazards on the roadway. State officials unveiled a new real time traffic alert system that will help commercial drivers avoid hazardous conditions. In-cab congestion updates will be offered to commercial drivers, including those using the Garden State Parkway.
New Jersey reported 142 new coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours. State officials say the surge is caseloads continues with over 21,000 new coronavirus cases during that same time. Governor Murphy is expected to have a new health emergency that would provide him with some additional powers.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will deliver the annual State of the State address today. Murphy is expected to discuss the continuing impacts and recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, and other matters. The address will begin at 5:00pm.
Commercial fishermen will now be exempt from paying a portion of the state’s unemployment tax. Governor Murphy signed the measure into law on Monday, and it was sponsored by State Senator Mike Testa. Fishermen are traditionally not paid hourly wages and have never been able to collect on unemployment benefits. Photo provided by office of…
Governor Murphy held another Covid briefing Monday and announced that the mask mandate will continue in schools around the Garden State. Murphy says the omicron surge will continue into next month and masks will remain in place at schools and daycare centers.
There is a little good news to report on New Jersey’s coronavirus pandemic. There were over 26,600 new cases of the virus reported statewide Sunday, but the rate of transmission dipped a little bit to 1.55. That rate still means that the spread of the virus continues.