The petition called upon the public’s support to allow a bipartisan committee with subpoena power to investigate the COVID-19-related deaths at the facilities.
Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. questioned the launch of an federal investigation into COVID-19 deaths at long-term care facilities as being politically-motivated.
Sen. Bob Menendez introduced bipartisan legislation that would create an independent, non-partisan commission to investigate the nation’s preparedness and response to COVID-19.
A policy measure designed to curb the use of single-use carryout receptacles across New Jersey advanced from the Assembly Appropriations Committee.
Rep. Mikie Sherrill applauded passage of the Election Technology Research Act by the House of Representatives Sept. 16, arguing the bipartisan bill was passed at a time when it is desperately needed.
Republicans across the state pressed Gov. Phil Murphy on his decision to pivot to only voting by mail in the Garden State, arguing there was no reason to ban in-person voting for those who wished to.