Gov. Phil Murphy defended his administration’s actions after GOP State Senate and Assembly members held a four hour hearing looking at the response New Jersey undertook in fighting the coronavirus pandemic at long-term care facilities.
For March 1, the state reported 2,668 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 21 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 792,496 and 23,273.
For the weekend of Feb. 20 and 21, the state reported 4,485 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 76 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 766,405 and 22,858.
On Jan. 20, the state reported 4,582 new COVID-19 cases and 122 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 641,140 and 20,664.
The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) announced new start dates for the Winter sport season.
Gov. Phil Murphy said schools districts that cannot meet all health and safety standards as a result of the coronavirus will be allowed their school year with all-remote learning.
North Jersey legislators on both sides of the aisle want to know how the state’s Department of Labor (DOL) plans to resolve outstanding claims.
Gov. Phil Murphy called out the State Senate, pushing them to move on a borrowing bill that has languished in the upper chamber for three months.
A proposal to overhaul health insurance plans for teachers at public schools in New Jersey recently advanced in Trenton after being unanimously approved by both the Assembly and Senate.
Students in New Jersey will soon be learning about climate change from kindergarten through 12 grade under the state’s new education standards.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order reopening parks and golf courses around the state. The order will take effect at sunrise on May 2 with social distancing continuing to be mandated.
Taxpayers and educators will both benefit from new health benefits plans announced by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Marie Blistan, the President of the New
Gov. Phil Murphy declared a State of Emergency and a Public Health Emergency due to the coronavirus. The proclamation applies to all 21 counties in