On Jan. 20, the state reported 4,582 new COVID-19 cases and 122 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 641,140 and 20,664.
Bills making their way through the legislature continue efforts to reform how policing is conduct in New Jersey.
The 76-page report from the Workgroup on Harassment, Sexual Assault and Misogyny in New Jersey Politics calls for several changes in the political sphere, including tougher anti-harassment policies.
The law passes those tax hikes onto small businesses by spreading out the increase over a three-year period.
For the weekend of Jan. 9 and 10, the state reported 11,467 new COVID-19 cases and 130 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 584,828 and 19,886.
Assemblywoman Aura Dunn and State Sen. Anthony Bucco want the federal government to increase transitional housing programs.
As a new year is rung in, there are a spate of new laws that are going into effect.
New Jersey has joined a U.S. Supreme Court battle that could determine whether remote workers who are no longer commuting into the office can have their income taxed by other states.
The police reform policy, which is the first of its kind in the United States, emphasizes de-escalation and calls for the use of force as a last resort by New Jersey’s law enforcement officers.
State officials announced 2,745 new COVID-19 cases reported and 21 confirmed new deaths on Dec. 28.
North Jersey officials, including local legislators, groups and unions, have come out in support of the bill they say is needed to keep businesses in New Jersey.
The State Senate passed several bills on Dec. 18 seeking to protect victims’ rights, improve law enforcement, judicial case management and codify state government policies for harassment and discrimination.
As of Dec. 18, the cumulative number of coronavirus cases in New Jersey reached 423,226 with 3,975 total new cases and 44 new deaths, bringing the overall total to 18,124
As of Dec. 14, the cumulative number of coronavirus cases in New Jersey reached 405,448 with 4,805 total new cases and 25 new deaths, bringing that total to 15,907.