New Jersey Senator Cory Booker is pleading with Senate colleagues not to confirm Amy Comey Barrett to the United States Supreme Court. Booker told the Senate that “we are tumbling towards a very bad reality”. Republicans are expected to confirm Barrett.
New Jersey will soon add an extra $300 to the unemployment benefits in the state. Governor Murphy announced Thursday that more than 800,000 people in the Garden State will see that payment early next week. Most recipients will not have to take any extra steps to get the money.
New Jersey reported nearly 1,000 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday. State health officials say six new deaths have been reported. There are 733 patients in the hospital in the Garden State.
Local legislators say they want Governor Phil Murphy to take a regional approach to coronavirus if the second wave hits, as expected. The republican lawmakers say a regional approach would be much better than the one size fits all restrictions that have been enacted statewide since March. Cape May and Cumberland counties have fared well…
More than one million people have already voted in the Garden State. State officials confirmed the election totals from individual county clerks. New Jersey has more than six million registered voters.
New Jersey again added nearly 1,000 new cases of coronavirus Wednesday. State officials say 953 new positive cases were added, and there are nine new deaths. New Jersey has lost more than 14,000 lives during the pandemic.
New Jersey reported nearly 1,000 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday. The rate of transmission of the virus has held steady at 1.16 percent, and it’s remained above one percent for more than a month. Seven additional deaths were reported.
Governor Phil Murphy says he still doesn’t have a date in mind when indoor dining limits may increase. Murphy says people should take it as a good sign that he’s authorized indoor scholastic sports to proceed this winter. As the days get shorter and the nights are colder, indoor dining capacity remains at 25 percent…
Governor Phil Murphy has signed a new executive order that clears the way for indoor sports to have practices, and play games. The order includes sports like basketball, group dance, wrestling, and hockey. Attendance will still be limited to 25 percent of a room’s capacity, or 25 people, whichever number is lower.
New Jersey reported 478 new cases of coronavirus on Columbus Day, and one additional death. This was the lowest one day total in over two weeks. The rate of transmission continues to drop, now at 1.16.