New Jersey lawmakers will meet in Trenton Thursday to cast final votes on a new state budget. The budget process was delayed this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic and uncertainty regarding the State’s finances. Governor Murphy says he didn’t get all he wanted in the budget, but he’s proud of it, especially of the…
New Jersey is reporting 430 new cases of the coronavirus. The state announced seven new deaths associated with the virus on Wednesday. Governor Phil Murphy reiterated the need for the public to continue following safety guidelines and not regress like the United Kingdom did.
New Jersey has added seven new deaths from coronavirus. New figures released by the State Tuesday show 457 new positive cases. The state has had over 200,000 cases of the virus during the pandemic.
There is a budget deal in Trenton. Democrats have agreed to borrow $4.5 billion, which is higher than what Governor Murphy proposed during his budget address. Sales tax hikes on cigarettes, firearms, boats, and limo services have been eliminated. Hearings on the new budget will be held today.
New Jersey has surpassed 200,000 cases of coronavirus. State officials announced Monday that there were nearly 400 new cases of the virus. Two deaths were also reported by the State.
Yet another major issue for New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Commission. The Commission announced on its social media page Monday morning that there was another system-wide outage today that made it impossible to conduct motor vehicle transactions. The Commission says every effort was being made to restore service. Update: The Commission announced that all service was…
New Jersey’s rate of transmission of coronavirus continues to climb. The rate rose to 1.12 percent on Sunday, which means for every new case, it is transmitted to another person a little more than one time. There were 457 new cases of the virus Sunday; the number of new deaths continues to be very small…
60 year old John Carroll of Belmar was struck and killed by a passing car as he stood on the shoulder of the Garden State Parkway in Holmdel. New Jersey State Police say the accident occurred Friday night near milepost 115.9. The driver of the other vehicle was not injured in the accident.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a new environmental justice bill in to law Friday. The bill will help protect vulnerable New Jersey communities from further threats of pollution. The bill requires the state to look at how much additional pollution would come to vulnerable communities if new factories or plants are developed.
New Jersey has reported five additional deaths from coronavirus. That elevates the state’s death toll during the pandemic to 14,270. The rate of transmission went up slightly from 24 hours ago.