Gov. Phil Murphy announced more surgical restrictions to sports, outdoor gathering and long-term care facilities.
The majority of the money, $70 million in total, will be distributed to restaurants, microbusinesses, and other small businesses through Phase 3 of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program.
New Jersey officials announced the creation of the Small Landlord Emergency Grant Program that will be funded through the CARES Act. The program will provide grant funding to small property owners for COVID-19 related decreases in rent revenue for a four-month period between April and July 2020.
Gov. Phil Murphy came out swinging again against Washington during the state’s daily coronavirus briefing April 23. The governor said U.S. Treasury guidance on how states can use funding from the CARES Act “renders much of this funding unusable.”