“There simply is no good excuse for the repeated disruption of service at our MVC agencies.”
Gov. Phil Murphy expects to offer a timeline for further easing of coronavirus restriction next week.
“The same approach has proven effective in other states, and it can make a difference in New Jersey, as well,” said State Sen. Anthony Bucco (R-25).
State officials sought to reassure New Jerseyans the pause in administering Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines should not dissuade residents from getting vaccinated
The GOP State Senator does not want to see a repeat of last year when schools cancelled their traditional graduation ceremonies at the outset of the coronavirus pandemic.
“The Murphy Administration peddled outrageous claims about the state’s finances over the past year that have proven to be completely false,” said State Sen. Steve Oroho (R-24), the Republican Budget Officer.
The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) revised guidance to reduce the social distancing in classrooms mandated due to the coronavirus pandemic
Under the adjustment bill, police officers would have to intentionally deprive a person of their civil rights during an underage possession incident.
The pace at which New Jersey is reopening the economy came under scrutiny and criticism by state GOP lawmakers and business leaders.
GOP lawmakers and business owners believe Gov. Phil Murphy continues to move too slowly to reopen New Jersey’s economy after shutdowns imposed a year ago at the start of the pandemic.
New Jersey passed the one million mark of residents being fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.
“Governor Murphy has a multi-billion dollar surplus already banked and is likely to get another $6 billion in federal aid in the coming weeks,” said Bucco. “It’s an insult to every New Jerseyan.”
Members of both the Assembly and State Senate decried the $44.83 billion spending proposal by the governor as not addressing issues that affect the quality of life of everyday New Jerseyans.
As of Feb. 12, the state reported 3,285 new COVID-19 cases and 64 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 774,062 and 22,393.