Numbers alone paint a bleak picture for New Jersey regarding coronavirus. State officials announced Friday that 3,996 new cases of the virus were reported over the past 24 hours. That’s the highest one day total since April. There are over 1,000 people hospitalized with the virus.
Republican lawmakers in Trenton defied orders by State Police and entered the Statehouse anyway without following Covid-19 protocols. State Police at one point tried to block some lawmakers from entering, but that effort failed. Republicans contend the policies are unconstitutional.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has announced a new plan to revise the gun laws in the Garden State. On Thursday, Murphy announced that the revisions would include a mandatory safety course for gun owners and eliminate a high caliber type of gun. The Speaker of the New Jersey Assembly confirms he will post the…
Congressman Jeff Van Drew is asking for an investigation into the Wilmington VA Medical center following a suicide at the facility. Van Drew issued a press release today demanding an investigation that involved the suicide of a veteran from Somers Point. The man took his own life after concerns of his treatment at the facility.
There have been 42 new deaths from coronavirus in the State of New Jersey. State officials announced Tuesday that there were over 2,300 new cases. The number of new cases in Cape May County has spiked after the Thanksgiving holiday.
Some republican lawmakers who refuse to comply with the state’s regulations on public buildings may not be allowed to enter the Statehouse. NJ.com reports that the Acting Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police says everyone will have to abide by the new regulations, including elected officials themselves. Everyone who enters the Statehouse must have…
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced today that he will not put a hold on any elective surgeries due to a spike in Covid-19 cases. Murphy says he still retains the authority to implement that, but it’s not on the table at the moment.
The number of coronavirus cases is on the way up in Cape May County. 25 new cases were reported on Monday, which puts the cumulative total in the County to 289 cases. Only Cape May Point and West Wildwood are reporting no community cases of Covid-19.
Governor Phil Murphy will be spending $700 million in coronavirus funding, and some republicans are outraged at the projects. Murphy will spend a quarter of a billion dollars on a wind project, and $75 million to build a veterinary school at Rowan University.
One person was killed during a fatal accident on Route 9 in Bass River Township Thanksgiving night. State Police say the driver of a car lost control of the vehicle shortly after 11pm and veered off the highway, hitting a utility pole. The identity of the deceased has not been released.