Additionally, the governor named Jane Cohen to head the new Office of Climate Action and the Green Economy.
President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States today.
A look at some of the spending and funding initiatives recently passed by the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives.
Two members of Congress highlighted the benefits to North Jersey of a defense bill President Donald Trump has threatened to veto.
After winning a third term to serve New Jersey’s 5th Congressional District, Rep. Josh Gottheimer believes the party can use his success as a blueprint moving forward.
The bill prohibits stores and foodservice businesses from distributing paper bags, disposable food containers and cups made out of polystyrene foam, starting in May 2022.
NJ Transit (NJT) published a path forward for its NJ TRANSITGRID project to incorporate renewable energy technology to align with the goals presented in Gov. Phil Murphy’s Energy Master Plan.
A policy measure designed to curb the use of single-use carryout receptacles across New Jersey advanced from the Assembly Appropriations Committee.
New Jersey is one of 15 states that have signed an agreement pledging to develop a plan to eliminate diesel emissions by 2050.
Gov. Phil Murphy pledged his support for key environmental justice legislation for overburdened communities. The legislation requires the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to evaluate environmental and public health impacts of certain facilities on overburdened communities.
New Jersey political leaders in Trenton and Washington are putting environmental issues front and center with two separate announcements Feb. 11. Assemblyman Speaker Craig Coughlin