New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy delivers his budget address Tuesday afternoon. Murphy says he will talk about a “stronger, fairer, and more affordable New Jersey” during the address. The address will be made at 2pm in front of state lawmakers.
The public health emergency comes to an end in the Garden State Monday. Governor Phil Murphy announced that the emergency is over. The emergency began in March, 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic landed in New Jersey. Murphy held his final Covid briefing on Friday.
Dig deep for gas in the Garden State. Some New Jersey gas stations are now charging well in excess of four dollars per gallon for gasoline. One gasoline station in the northern part of the state was a penny shy of five dollars per gallon as of Friday morning.
Lawmakers from both parties are very impatient with the state’s inability to process unemployment claims on time. The New Jersey Senate is now imploring the Department of Labor and Workforce Development to provide a report within 30 days of how bad the situation really is. Some residents have been waiting over a year to get…
Nearly two million New Jersey households will get property tax relief under a measure announced Thursday by Governor Murphy. the new program will replace the state’s Homestead Rebate program and will be part of the budget he will announce on Tuesday. Murphy announced the new program during an event in Fair Lawn.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has told President Biden that the Garden State will accept refugees from the Ukraine. More than a half million refugees have fled their homeland as Russian forces invaded their country. The United Nations predicts a much higher refugee count in the near future.
Former New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney has taken his first step towards a possible run for Governor in 2025. NJ.com reports that Sweeney has started his think tank at Rowan University. Sweeney lost a re-election bid in a stunning upset in November to an unknown republican.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy confirmed that masks are not required on school busses next week. Murphy said the mask rule is still technically in effect this week, but not next week. Cape May County now has fewer than 100 cases of Covid-19 as the pandemic has waned.
Schools will be able to establish their own mask rules as of March 7th, but the state has issued some guidelines in advance of that move. Students and staff who return to school from a Covid isolation period are being encouraged to mask up, and anytime a student feels sick in school, he or she…
Governor Murphy says legal sales of cannabis for recreational purposes could occur within weeks. NJ.com reports that Murphy announced last night that the sales may come from medical pot stores. Murphy says that recreational pot stores should be opening soon as well.