New Jersey schools will have the option of staying closed and teaching virtually if they meet a list of conditions to begin the school year.
Gov. Phil Murphy announced restaurants, racetracks and casinos will open their doors to patrons in time for the 4th of July holiday.
Gov. Phil Murphy plans to give more specifics on the reopening of the New Jersey May 29 even as state officials expressed concerns about some recent COVID-19 spikes in significant data points.
North Jersey shops are hoping the ability to offer curbside pick-up service will give them a boost following extended closures due to the coronavirus outbreak.
New Jersey schools will remain closed the rest of the year. Gov. Phil Murphy made the announcement May 4, citing the need to “protect the health of our children, our educators, and their families. Guided by safety and science, this is the best course of action.”
Gov. Phil Murphy took the state’s case for federal aid needed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis directly to President Donald Trump on April 30. The governor said in an Oval Office meeting with the President that the coronavirus could cost the state up to $30 billion, and federal aid was needed to make up for the losses.
State officials declared the expected hospital surge for patients with COVID-19 has begun in North Jersey. Six hospitals notified the state they reached “divert” status
As the coronavirus continues to spread throughout the U.S., Rep. Bill Pascrell and Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are leaning on Trump Administration officials