Cape May County reported 34 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday. 22 of those new cases were in Lower and Middle townships. Only Stone Harbor and West Wildwood have zero resident active cases.
Negotiations are expected to continue over the weekend between Governor Phil Murphy and state lawmakers over the legalization of recreational marijuana. A quorum is scheduled for Monday in the New Jersey Assembly to vote on the issue. Murphy and lawmakers have haggled over penalty provisions regarding various pot laws.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is expected to sign new legislation this morning that will expand outdoor dining to limits that some beach communities have already done. The new bill would permit outdoor dining on public sidewalks, parking lots, and other public spaces. Many beach towns came up with their own regulations last summer to…
New Jersey clearly does not have as much of an issue with someone getting high. The state is on the verge of making recreational marijuana available; now, Governor Murphy has signed a bill that downgrades the penalties for having so-called “magic” mushrooms. It is now a disorderly persons offense instead of a third degree crime.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew has decided that Twitter is not worth the hassle. Van Drew this week deleted his Twitter account, reducing his exposure on social media. Some republican members of Congress have deleted their accounts too, saying there is too much negativity on the social media platform.
New Jersey is reporting 101 deaths from coronavirus on Thursday. The number of actual new cases has stayed relatively low, at 2,503. New Jersey now has 19,606 confirmed deaths from the virus.
One quarter of all New Jersey residents say no thanks, they don’t want the coronavirus vaccine. A poll released by Monmouth University shows 24 percent of state residents refuse to get the vaccine. 42 percent of those opposed to getting the vaccine are republicans.
It’s official: New Jersey has relaxed indoor gathering capacity limits. The new executive order that goes into effect Friday will change the capacity limit from 25 percent to 35 percent. This new number impacts gyms, casinos, and personal care businesses. Bars and restaurants will be able to operate past 10pm, but the prohibition of seating…
New Jersey reported only 2,021 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, the lowest single day number of new cases in a long time. 52 additional deaths were reported. The rate of transmission continues under one, which means the spread of the virus is slowing in the Garden State.
The state appears ready to slightly increase indoor capacity limits, and eliminate the 10pm closing time for bars and restaurants. NJ.com reports that Governor Murphy is prepared to move the indoor capacity limits from 25 percent to 35 percent, and also eliminate the requirement that bars and restaurants shall close at 10:00pm. The new rules…