The legislation approves the use of campaign contributions for childcare expenses related to activities related to the purpose of either campaign for or holding the office. These are expenses that would not otherwise incur.
New Jersey will receive nearly 2.6 million COVID-19 rapid tests officials say will “significantly” scale up New Jersey’s testing capabilities.
Reaction to Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed budget fell along partisan lines in North Jersey. GOP lawmakers questioned the amount of spending and borrowing, while fellow Democrats praised the funding of needed programs in the state.
The State Senate and Assembly passed a bill June 29 extending New Jersey’s spending authority by three months, making Fiscal Year 2020 supplemental appropriations of $7.7 billion in state funds and $4.5 billion in federal funds.
Gov. Phil Murphy signaled he would enact a bill April 14 to extend new Jersey’s income and corporate tax filing to July 15. The Covid-19 Fiscal Mitigation Act won approval in the Legislature April 13.