During the month of March, New Jersey will twice expand the list for those eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine—headlined by teachers—despite the state continuing to face significant supply/demand imbalances.
On Jan. 16 and 17, the state reported 9,932 new COVID-19 cases and 122 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 627,112 and 20,439.
On Jan. 15, the state reported 5,490 new COVID-19 cases and 67 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 616,090 and 20,418.
On Jan. 13, the state reported 6,922 new COVID-19 cases and 95 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 602,629 and 20,167.
The state is now making public on a daily basis the number of New Jerseyans who have received the COVID-19 vaccine.
On Jan. 11, the state reported 5,042 new COVID-19 cases and 51 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 590,162 and 19,932.
Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. Donald Payne announced their support to remove President Donald Trump from the White House
On Jan. 7, the state reported 6,314 new COVID-19 cases and 123 confirmed deaths, bring those respective cumulative totals to 564,798 and 19,646.
Bills working their way through the State Senate would provide aid to families of police officers who helped with rescue efforts and raise the age limit of firefighters in New Jersey.
New Jersey officials in the last 10 days have offered insight on how and when the COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed throughout the Garden State.
The House passed the Public Safety Officer Pandemic Response Act, which would make COVID-19 a presumed line-of-duty injury under the Public Safety Officer Benefit program.
Rep. Josh Gottheimer is one of the cosponsors of the Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Emergency Situations (HEROES) Act of 2020, an aid package providing relief to frontline COVID-19 workers, local governments and benefits for those affected by the pandemic
“These are leaders from states that are all too happy to spend the tax dollars of New Jerseyans on pork projects back home,” said Gov. Phil Murphy.
New Jersey’s Senate contingent partnered with their New York counterparts to introduce legislation giving the families of first responders lost to COVID-19 access to public service.