Assemblyman Brian Bergen (R-25) accused the governor of “ruling by executive order, vetoing legislation that would help people.”
Gov. Phil Murphy announced more surgical restrictions to sports, outdoor gathering and long-term care facilities.
Gov. Phil Murphy announced more surgical restrictions to sports, outdoor gathering and long-term care facilities in an attempt to control the spread of the coronavirus.
“This is a really, really big week. It’s almost an inflection point,” said Gov. Phil Murphy. “We’ve just got to find a way, folks, to both respect (the holidays) but do it responsibly.”
Gov. Phil Murphy announced new gathering restrictions aimed at reducing the coronavirus second wave.
Starting Oct. 17, the state will restrict indoor gathering a maximum of 10 people. For outdoor gatherings, the capacity limit is being reset at 150 as of Oct. 23.
State Sen. Kristin Corrado and Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips introduced legislation to exempt masks from New Jersey’s sales tax.
The New Jersey Department of Health is offering guidance on how to trick or treat this year, including the handing out of candy and going to traditional activities such as hayrides and haunted houses.
Rep. Josh Gottheimer convened a meeting to outline challenges and critical steps North Jersey needs to take to help prevent and be prepared for a potential second wave of COVID-19 cases in the 5th District this Fall.
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.
For the majority of Fall high school athletes, the words of Gov. Phil Murphy and two North Jersey lawmakers should give them hope they will have a season this year.
Gov. Phil Murphy reiterated that in-school instruction is still the main objective for New Jersey officials.
With outbreaks and oversized house parties causing coronavirus flare ups around New Jersey, state officials pleaded with parents and young adults to follow COVID-19 protocols.
Parents worried about sending their children back to school during the coronavirus pandemic will have the option to choose all-remote learning when schools reopen this fall.