New Jersey had fewer than 2,400 new coronavirus cases to report on Tuesday. Governor Phil Murphy told reporters today that the numbers are trending in the right direction and there could be more news regarding various restrictions being relaxed. Today, the Atlantic City megasite vaccination center was accepting walk ins. More than a third of…
A republican lawmaker in Trenton has introduced a bill that would prohibit the creation of so-called “vaccination passports” that provide special liberties to those who have been vaccinated against Covid-19. The passports would be prohibited by both public entities and private businesses.
New Jersey Attorney General Gubir Grewal has issued a directive to law enforcement personnel that instructs prosecutors to waive the mandatory minimum prison sentences for non-violent drug offenders. The new directive deals with current and past cases. Governor Phil Murphy says “we cannot ignore the unjust and racially disparate impact” of these mandatory sentences.
Individuals who are unsure about their gender will be able to check off “Gender X” on their motor vehicle documents. The state announced today that the “Gender X” will be an option, along with male or female. It is also an option for those who do not wish to disclose their gender on their official…
New Jersey reported lower cases of coronavirus on Sunday, and 13 new deaths. There were 2,765 new cases of the virus reported Sunday. More than one out of every three adults in New Jersey are now fully vaccinated.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy extended the public health emergency by another 30 days. By law, Murphy has to extend the emergency or it automatically expires. The emergency has been in effect since early last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
A South Jersey man reportedly hired a hitman to kill a 14 year old boy with whom he shared pornographic images. NJ.com reports that 31 year old John Musbach was going to pay someone $20,000 in bitcoin to kill the teenager. Musbach is from Haddonfield
New Jersey added 3,411 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday. State officials confirm that there were 47 new confirmed deaths. 5.7 million vaccine doses have been administered in the Garden State.
Sweeping new gun laws have been proposed by Governor Phil Murphy. Murphy on Thursday proposed a new law that requires an individual to pass a gun safety class, and be 21 years old, before a permit is granted. Another requirement is that guns will have to be locked up in homes and bullets may be…
Shawn LaTourette has been nominated by Governor Murphy to head up the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. LaTourette has been serving in an acting role for four months. LaTourette has been a leader in the LGBTQ community.