The bill is a $1.9 trillion emergency COVID-19 stimulus package with stipulations to increase financial aid to American families alongside states and local communities.
For Feb. 23, the state reported 2,516 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 104 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 772,267 and 22,978.
As of Feb. 19, the state reported 2,679 new COVID-19 cases and 64 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 761,498 and 22,784.
The monies would go to help New Jersey’s small businesses and non-profit organizations that have been struggling to stay afloat amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Scheduled school and fire district elections on April 20 as well as the municipal nonpartisan elections scheduled for May 11 will be conducted in person after last year’s elections were held primarily by mail-in ballot
Expanding the COVID-19 vaccine to pharmacies will rectify the issues of access to underserved communities, according to Gov. Phil Murphy.
The bipartisan bill would ensure any PPP loans forgiven by the federal government would be exempt under New Jersey’s gross income tax.
Over the Jan. 23-24 weekend, the state reported 10,728 new COVID-19 cases and 80 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 662,808 and 20,951.
A look at some of the spending and funding initiatives recently passed by the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives.
State officials attempted to clarify issues surrounding the arrival and plans for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Additionally, the state reported over a hundred confirmed deaths in one day for the first time since June 3.
New Jersey lawmakers, while pleased with the $900 billion package, say more aid is needed.
A state of emergency was declared by Gov. Phil Murphy as the first major Winter storm of the 2020/2021 season hit North Jersey.
After two weeks of negotiations, the $908 billion bipartisan and bicameral coronavirus stimulus bill has been introduced as two separate measures.