Gov. Phil Murphy took the state’s case for federal aid needed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis directly to President Donald Trump.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order reopening parks and golf courses around the state. The order will take effect at sunrise on May 2 with social distancing continuing to be mandated.
A day after rolling out his Road Back plan, Gov. Phil Murphy introduced the members of his Restart and Recovery Commission. The commission will be chaired by former Princeton University President Shirley Tilghman and Merck CEO Ken Frazier.
Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled the state’s roadmap on health standards needed to be achieved allowing for an economic recovery in the state.
Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli recently held discussions with Germany’s Minister of Health Jens Spahn about their efforts in containing COVID-19 and tracing the virus throughout their country.
Gov. Phil Murphy came out swinging again against Washington during the state’s daily coronavirus briefing April 23. The governor said U.S. Treasury guidance on how states can use funding from the CARES Act “renders much of this funding unusable.”
Gov. Phil Murphy admonished Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for floating the idea states would be better off going into bankruptcy as a result of a financial crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
State officials say they are prepared for the surge in coronavirus cases that are beginning in the central part of New Jersey. There were nine hospitals in the state that hit “divert” status April 20 and for the first time since the pandemic started, North Jersey hospitals did not lead the state.
Gov. Phil Murphy promised he will unveil “guidelines” and “principles” this week the state will use when it comes time to reopen.
Gov. Phil Murphy announced the state’s Attorney General will investigate the coronavirus outbreak at the Andover Subacute and Rehabilitation Center facility.
Gov. Phil Murphy has ‘nightmares’ the progress the state and its residents have made in fighting the coronavirus could easily go backwards as “one misstep and we are back to the worst case scenario.” The governor further stated the “new normal probably won’t look like the old normal” as New Jersey will not be able to just turn the clock back to three months ago and resume their usual daily routines.
Gov. Phil Murphy stated healthcare infrastructure in the region will need to be built up to include widespread in order to was stay at home guidelines.
New Jersey will be part of a seven state regional approach when it comes time to ease restrictions to restart the economy
New Jersey will increase the mandatory uses of gloves and social distancing for NJ Transit. The executive order limits NJ Transit trains and buses to