An extremely close congressional race in New Jersey’s Seventh District results in a win for democrat Tom Malinowski. Malinowski defeated republican Thomas Kean Jr. by fewer than 10,000 votes when Kean Jr. finally conceded on Thursday. Kean remains the New Jersey State Senate’s minority leader.
New Jersey reported 4,320 new coronavirus cases on Thursday. The Garden State is approaching 300,000 total cases during the pandemic. 34 additional deaths were reported. New Jersey has experienced 4,000 coronavirus cases a day for every day but one in the past six days.
New Jersey could legalize marijuana next week. Lawmakers in Trenton have agreed on a plan that would license pot growers in the Garden State. The New Jersey Assembly needs to agree to this deal, and if so, there could be a vote to legalize pot next week.
The rate of transmission for coronavirus in New Jersey is trending the wrong way. New information released by the state on Tuesday shows both the rate of transmission and the positivity rate are both increasing dramatically in the Garden State. New Jersey reported over 4,000 new cases on Tuesday, and 27 additional deaths.
New Jersey wants colleges and universities in our region to provide Covid-19 tests to their students before those students return home. Governor Phil Murphy made the announcement during his Tuesday briefing, and says states in our region are on board with the joint request.
New Jersey has reported 38 new deaths from coronavirus. State officials also announced over 4,000 new cases of the virus Tuesday. The state has averaged well over 3,000 cases each of the past seven days. On Tuesday, new indoor gathering restrictions went into effect that restricts gatherings to ten people.
Landlords in New Jersey may soon be forced to accept rental payments via credit card. The New Jersey Senate approved the bill on Monday, and now it heads to the desk of Governor Murphy. Landlords to date have not been required to accept payments via credit card, but soon they will be.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says indoor sports may continue, for now, in New Jersey. Murphy says indoor capacity limits include players and coaches, so many if not all fans will be prohibited from attending. Murphy also called out indoor hockey, saying that sport is not following the rules and unless things change, it could…
New Jersey has lost all of the ground it made up during the coronavirus pandemic. The state announced that the rate of transmission is now at 1.40 percent, and there were 2,232 new cases and 14 additional deaths on Monday. Five percent of the total cases during the entire pandemic have occurred over the past…
New Jersey is poised to lower both outdoor and indoor capacity limits per executive order. Governor Murphy announced that outdoor gathering limits would be dropping from 500 to potentially 100, and indoor capacity limits will move from 25 to just ten people. Indoor dining is expected to continue, and existing limits for religious gatherings and…