State legislators have introduced several pieces of legislation designed to encourage the use of electric vehicles in the last month.
For May 19, the state reported 504 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 21 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 1,012,196 and 26,030.
For March 3, the state reported 2,957 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 63 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 799,476 and 23,449.
For the weekend of Jan. 9 and 10, the state reported 11,467 new COVID-19 cases and 130 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 584,828 and 19,886.
The news comes as the ongoing opioid epidemic appears to be growing worse during the COVID-19 outbreak, with drug overdose deaths in New Jersey up almost 10% this year.
NJDOE would be required to compile and report on student progress and break the data up into ethic, racial and socioeconomic categories.
London Bridge Associates contends that the two existing tubes can be refurbished five years quicker than building a new crossing because work could begin sooner and be less costly.
Legislators are pledging to put more money towards getting body-worn cameras by police officers off the ground.
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.
A Sussex County business owner sued Gov. Phil Murphy, claiming the state owes her for losses suffered due to New Jersey’s COVID-19-related shutdown.
The State Senate and Assembly passed a bipartisan measure (that would allocate $30 million to the Economic Development Authority through the CARES Act to reimburse restaurants.
New Jersey has reported its youngest fatality to date of an individual who tested positive for COVID-19. According to State Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli, officials “don’t know the primary cause of death at this time” for the 7-month-old baby and will continue looking into it.
New Jersey has secured $91.5 million from the Federal Railroad Administration for the replacement of the North Portal Bridge and to improve service along Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor rail line.
While State Sen. Anthony M. Bucco commended Gov. Phil Murphy’s focus on protecting the lives and health of New Jerseyans, the state senator believes more