President Joe Biden signed legislation to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, enshrining June 19 as the national day to commemorate the end of slavery in the U.S.
The legislation makes a supplemental appropriation of $10 million for grants for certain lake management activities for recreation and conservation purposes.
A state of emergency was declared by Gov. Phil Murphy as the first major Winter storm of the 2020/2021 season hit North Jersey.
The bill authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to work on various water resource projects across the nation.
Gov. Phil Murphy believes the outdoor Fall high school sports season can go on as planned. State Sen. Paul Sarlo and Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly joined the governor in supporting a Fall sports season, but the final determination rests with the New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order to create a modified vote-by-mail (VBM) election for the November election in New Jersey.
With oversized house parties causing coronavirus flare ups around New Jersey, state officials pleaded with parents and young adults to follow COVID-19 protocols.
Gov. Phil Murphy joined his fellow governors in New York and Connecticut in announcing travel restrictions for those entering the tri-state region
State Sens. Anthony M. Bucco and Steve Oroho both are encouraged by NJDEP index providing guidance on recreational use recommendations to the public based on different count levels of HABs present.
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has rolled out a color-coded health alert index for recreational activities in freshwater lakes impacted by harmful algal blooms (HABs).
Rep. Mikie Sherrill joined a bipartisan and bicameral group of ten Congress members requesting the Government Accountability Office (GAO) examine the federal response to harmful algal blooms (HABs) and hypoxia, a state of low oxygen in water.
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded $2.5 million in grants for nine local projects to mitigate and prevent harmful algal blooms (HABs) in New
A North Jersey Assemblywoman introduced legislation to fund areas affected by harmful algal blooms (HABs), warming the blooms would return if action is not taken