The Teaneck School District was awarded a $500,000 federal grant and the Bogota School District received $277,000 in federal investment to improve security measures and keep students and teachers safe.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will no longer provide emergency reimbursement for school systems and local governments for cloth masks used in schools and disinfection services for schools.
While the issue was debated back in Trenton, Gov. Phil Murphy came to North Jersey to argue for his first-in-the-nation Baby Bond proposal.
New Jersey’s Department of Education has given the approval to 545 school districts to go ahead with their plan for the 2020/21 school year.
Rep. Bill Pascrell and Presidential candidate Joe Biden say protests are being incited by right wing domestic terrorists.
A contingent of New Jersey’s legislators in Washington, DC, applauded $248 million intended for the Portal Bridge project, despite threats of a veto from President Donald Trump.
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.
Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. has made a criminal referral to empanel a state grand jury to look at alleged electoral subversion by President Donald Trump.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order to create a modified vote-by-mail (VBM) election for the November election in New Jersey.
A total of nearly 1.5 million votes were cast in a hybrid vote-by-mail and polling stations for the July 7 primary, second only to the 1.7 million who voted in the 2008 primary. The percentage of voters at 26% was the same from the 2016 primary.
Gov. Phil Murphy characterized the executive orders President Donald Trump signed as doing little to help the economy and the immediate needs of those out of a job.
Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. and Josh Gottheimer are demanding the resignation of Matthew Schottlander, chief executive officer of the state-run New Jersey Veterans Home in Paramus (NJVHP).
New Jersey Democrats in the House of Representatives are pressing for answers on a slow down in service being provided by the U.S. Postal Service.
Sen. Bob Menendez and Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. introduced bicameral legislation intended to establish an Inspector General for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.