New Jersey’s Republican leadership called for a special legislative session that would be focused on protecting the state’s industries in the face of a second wave of COVID-19.
The statement came at a press briefing Nov. 12 as the second wave of COVID-19 continues to force new restrictions Murphy characterized as “surgical” in the Garden State.
Gov. Phil Murphy called the new COVID-19 cases announced “devastating” as the state’s health commissioner expects the daily New Jersey count in the thousands to be the new norm for the foreseeable future.
The race for President remains undecided as results in key electoral states remain undecided.
New Jersey’s health commissioner estimates the peak of the second wave will hit New Jersey during the first three months of 2021.
Gov. Phil Murphy declared the second wave of COVID-19 has arrived .
Of the 3,000 schools in New Jersey, state officials have documented just 11 outbreaks of in-school transmission of the coronavirus since classes started in September.
Dr. Anthony Fauci believes New Jersey is positioned to withstand a second coronavirus wave.
State Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said the pandemic’s impact on mental health cannot be ignored.
Democratic lawmakers introduced a $32.7 billion, nine-month state budget proposal that increases taxes on millionaires and corporations, boosts the state’s surplus to more than $2.5 billion and calls for $4.5 billion in borrowing to help close a revenue shortfall.
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.
n preparation of a potential second wave of COVID-19, State Sen. Robert Singer planned to introduce a bill that would improve pandemic resilience and readiness among local and county health departments.
The state’s COVID-19 testing capacity has reached a key milestone in Gov. Phil Murphy’s Road Back plan to reopen New Jersey.