Legislators panned the governor’s veto, calling it the latest blow to one of the hardest-hit industries by the pandemic.
State officials want New Jerseyans home for the holidays—and in as small of a group as possible due to increased cases of the coronavirus in the Garden State.
As closures at New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) due to the coronavirus are mounting, a North Jersey lawmaker believes unresolved issues are systemic at the agency.
State Sen. Anthony M. Bucco wants the Murphy Administration to work with the Legislature to safeguard a popular property tax relief program for low-income, disabled, and senior residents.
The State Senate and Assembly passed a bipartisan measure (that would allocate $30 million to the Economic Development Authority through the CARES Act to reimburse restaurants.
Reaction to Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed budget fell along partisan lines in North Jersey. GOP lawmakers questioned the amount of spending and borrowing, while fellow Democrats praised the funding of needed programs in the state.
New Jersey will distribute $37 million in federal money to 12 counties, including Morris, Sussex and Warren, initial ineligible for CARES Act money to combat the coronavirus.
State Sen. Anthony M. Bucco (R-25) introduced a legislative package to provide solutions to long lines and additional delays at New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) locations. The package was made up of three measures.
State Sens. Anthony M. Bucco (R-25), Kristin Corrado (R-40) and Joe Pennacchio (R-26) argued the state’s Democrats needed to step aside and allow the state Senate to investigate the Murphy Administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Sen. Anthony M. Bucco (R-25) wants to see unspent CARES Act funding directed to businesses in need of financial assistance due to the impact of COVID-19, criticising Gov. Phil Murphy for not spending or being selective in distributing the state’s funds.
The House of Representatives recently passed the Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act (SAFR) of 2020, making public safety officers who contract COVID-19 in the line of duty eligible for benefits.
A bipartisan bill that would provide reimbursements to restaurants, bars and caterers that spent money for supplies in preparation of indoor dining was introduced in the state Senate.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed into a law a bill to extend permits to a variety of industries, including banks, construction, real estate companies, and other private projects.
GOP legislators from North Jersey are calling on the state to make the process easier for restaurants to re-open following a three-month shutdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak.