Senate Republican Budget Officer Steven Oroho (R-24) called it “a bad economic move that will only dig the Garden State into a deeper financial hole over the long run.”
The bill proposes fining an individual up to $500 for entering or remaining in a New Jersey store without properly wearing a mask that covers both their nose and mouth if the store has signage indicating a mask requirement.
On the day that the state passed 200,000 coronavirus cases, health officials in New Jersey do not believe the recent increase in COVID-19 cases is an indication that a second wave has begun in the state.
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.
New Jersey will soon enact stringent environmental justice legislation that will allow the state to reject permits for projects that could have a detrimental impact on already “overburdened” communities.
State revenues continued to drop in August as New Jersey’s treasury department warned the end of federal aid is expected to impact the economy in the coming months.