LOCAL LAWMAKERS WANT TO HELP FARMERS DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

Lawmakers from our 1st Legislative District want to help farmers throughout the Garden State during this Covid-19 crisis.  They have proposed a new bill that would require the state to spend $1 million with New Jersey farmers, with food purchased going to help the less fortunate.  They say the fallout to New Jersey farmers has …

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REPORT: NEW JERSEY NOT “REMOTELY PREPARED” TO PROTECT A SECOND WAVE OF COVID-19

New Jersey is not even “remotely prepared” to handle a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.  NJ.com reports the opinion of Sharon Abramowitz, who is a global health consultant for UNICEF.  Ambramowitz says that is likely our state would be subject to a second wave of the virus if the state opens sooner than we …

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COUNTY SHIPS RECOVERY PLAN TO TRENTON FOR CONSIDERATION

Cape May County has shipped its business recovery plan and path to reopening to Governor Phil Murphy on Tuesday.  County freeholders supported the plan which involved numerous stakeholder involvement.  It includes various benchmarks to be considered for rentals, business openings, and other matters.  The recovery initiative also would permit the opening of all aspects of …

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LEGISLATORS TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE FRIDAY TO TALK ABOUT SHUTDOWN OF SMALL BUSINESS

1st District legislators will be holding a press conference Friday at a brewery in Middle Township to discuss the effects the Covid-19 pandemic has had on small business in our region.  The event will be held at the COHO Brewery in Cape May Court House.  Senator Mike Testa says Governor Murphy has picked winners and …

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CAPE REGIONAL SEEKS PUBLIC SUPPORT TO CONTACT SENATORS ABOUT LACK OF FEDERAL FUNDING

Cape Medical Center is asking for the public to reach out to New Jersey’s two United States senators to get some federal funding for the hospital.  The Center issued a press release saying the hospital has been left out of the distribution of funding and dollars are needed to make up for the shortfall of …

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