“We cannot sit back when we know there is more to do to address the danger of gun violence in our communities,” said Phil Murphy.
On average, students lost 30% of expected learning in English and 36% in math during the first half of the 2020-12 school year
For the weekend of Feb. 20 and 21, the state reported 4,485 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 76 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 766,405 and 22,858.
New Jersey lawmakers on the state and federal levels have advanced measures aimed at better protecting victims of domestic violence from their former abusers.
The bill would require each board of education to provide a middle school civics course beginning in the 2022-2023 school year.
Over 650,000 New Jerseyans have signed up at the New Jersey Vaccine Scheduling System for the COVID-19 vaccine in its first week.
North Jersey officials, including local legislators, groups and unions, have come out in support of the bill they say is needed to keep businesses in New Jersey.
The work is slated to begin immediately with $30 million in renovations and restorations, with additional upgrades scheduled over the next five years totaling $160 million, all funded by the state.
Rep. Josh Gottheimer is part of a Congressional group from both houses and parties proposing a $908 billion coronavirus stimulus bill.
NJDOE would be required to compile and report on student progress and break the data up into ethic, racial and socioeconomic categories.
The bill legalizes possession of up to six ounces of marijuana and automatically expunge certain marijuana-related offenses.
The legislation approves the use of campaign contributions for childcare expenses related to activities related to the purpose of either campaign for or holding the office. These are expenses that would not otherwise incur.
Rep. Josh Gottheimer is pushing a suite of legislative initiatives to combat terrorists increasingly using social media platforms
With many students kicking off a new school year virtually, State Sen. M. Teresa Ruiz (D-29) introduced a pair of bills aimed at making remote learning easier for teachers and parents.