State lawmakers representing Districts 24 and 36 are urging Gov. Phil Murphy to use American Rescue Plan funds on education and the economy.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have raised concerns about workplace safety and parental notifications.
For the weekend of March 6 and 7, the state reported 5,092 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 54 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 811,609 and 23,574.
The Road Forward plan is four coordinated initiatives, focused on assisting students and educators in the Spring, next school year and beyond.
New Jersey lawmakers are looking to create an independent advocate to help vulnerable populations that are under state supervision.
A group of bipartisan legislators are supporting articles of impeachment put forth by Assemblywoman Jean Stanfield.
Federal and state lawmakers are focusing on legislation to improve broadband access in areas across the state like Sussex and Warren counties where help is needed.
The State Senate Commerce Committee advanced legislation to establish a county-based mitigation plan to allow businesses to operate during a pandemic.
This law requires a parent/guardian to notify the childcare center if their child will be absent that day.
Public health emergencies compound the challenges faced by disabled individuals as the needs of this vulnerable population appear to have been overlooked during the COVID-19
“In order to preserve and rehabilitate these free public resources for Americans living in urban and metropolitan areas, we must provide communities with the tools and resources needed,” said Sires.
Sen. Bob Menendez spoke out against a proposed Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) regulation requiring financial institutions to lend to industries identified as risky.
This new legislation expands on the Madison Holleran Suicide Prevention Act, which was enacted in 2016.
Federal, state and local lawmakers in New Jersey view the nomination of Peter Buttigieg as Transportation Secretary as a positive for the state.