Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday committed an additional $60 million in CARES Act funding for small businesses in the Garden State. This funding is in addition to $70 million in federal funds already allocated for the current phase of the program. Phase 3 significantly expands eligibility for the grant program.
There were 3,078 new cases of coronavirus reported by the State on Wednesday. 15 additional deaths were reported, and hospitalizations are on the way up. Over 16,000 state residents have died from this virus.
New Jersey is reporting 3,877 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday. State officials say we are now averaging well over 2,000 cases per day during the resurgence of the pandemic. There are 21 additional deaths reported. Governor Murphy calls the numbers “devastating”.
New Jersey State Senator Michael Testa is again calling Governor Murphy to the carpet over his latest executive order that prohibits inside dining or drinking between the hours of 10:00pm and 5:00am. Testa says Murphy is using a one size, fits all approach to reducing the coronavirus spread throughout the state. Casinos will also be…
New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says no one should be arrested in New Jersey for having minimal amounts of marijuana in their possession. NJ.com reports that Sweeney does not believe arrests should occur now that state residents have overwhelmingly voted in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana.
Nearly two and a half million face masks will be delivered to schools throughout New Jersey. Governor Murphy says the masks are coming from the feds and will be made available to both students and staff around the state. Masks will be prioritized to low income areas first.
As of Thursday, there will be no indoor dining or drinking past 10:00pm, and no bar stools either. Governor Murphy highlighted a new executive order that goes into effect on November 12th designed to slow the spread of coronavirus. Murphy says tables inside will be allowed to be closer than six feet apart but only…
There will be no interstate youth sports featuring New Jersey kids starting Thursday. Governor Murphy announced Monday that the interstate ban goes into effect on Thursday, and will include high school sports. Murphy says it’s another way to slow the spread of coronavirus.
There have been over 7,000 new cases of coronavirus in New Jersey since Saturday. State officials announced over 2,000 new cases on Monday and 11 new deaths. There are more than 1,500 hospitalizations in the Garden State.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will announce later today that bars and restaurants will have to close indoor service by 10:00pm. That new restriction is expected to occur later this week. All interstate youth sports to be held indoors will also be cancelled as well, according to various reports. Murphy addresses the virus later today.