“It’s exactly the type of situation we cannot have,” said Murphy at a press briefing Sept. 16. “It was irresponsible from top to bottom in every respect.”
On the six month anniversary of the first coronavirus case in New Jersey and the day that indoor dining resumed, Gov. Phil Murphy warned that his executive order must be followed as written.
It is irresponsible for a candidate at this time to be on the campaign trail without a mask. For Frank Pallotta—and the President of the United States as well—they must lead by example when it comes to wearing a face mask while campaigning this fall.
Gov. Phil Murphy described the lawsuit brought against the state by President Doanld Trump’s re-election campaign in regards to the New Jersey expansion of vote-by-mall as part of the President’s “full-throated propaganda campaign to undermine the election itself.”
An environmental justice bill allowing the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to evaluate the environmental and public health impacts of certain pollutants on “overburdened communities” passed committees in both legislative houses.
New Jersey is seeking to increase testing capacity and availability in the state as turnaround time continues to climb for the coronavirus.
Gov. Phil Murphy said guidance from the state’s Department of Education (NJDOE) on the specifics of how parents could decide to keep their kids home for the school year would be announced later in the week.
Gov. Phil Murphy pressed the pause button on indoor dining before it even started, citing health data from New Jersey as well as other states that he worried would cause a spike in coronavirus cases.
Indoor dining, casinos and racetracks in New Jersey closed due to the COVID-19 crisis will be allowed to open to customers starting July 2.
Gov. Phil Murphy pledged his support for key environmental justice legislation for overburdened communities. The legislation requires the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to evaluate environmental and public health impacts of certain facilities on overburdened communities.
The state Assembly is considering a bill to safeguard and restrict the use of data collected for contact tracing as part of New Jersey’s COVID-19 public health response.
The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently added perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) to New Jersey’s list of hazardous substances, set maximum advisory limits and required water utilities to start testing for both chemicals.
The governor unveiled a multi-stage approach to restarting, guided by the Governor’s Restart and Recovery Commission and complementary Advisory Councils.
Starting on May 18, retail stores in New Jersey can offer limited service and construction sites can resume activity. Additionally, rules on gatherings of people in cars were clarified.