Legislators panned the governor’s veto, calling it the latest blow to one of the hardest-hit industries by the pandemic.
Gov. Phil Murphy announced that veterans homes in New Jersey will get federal reinforcement in regards to staffing days after a shake up at New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.
The measure would help to strengthen the state’s stockpiles, which faced severe shortages of masks, gloves, gowns, and other personal protective equipment at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
With key statistics for COVID-19 rising by the day, the state’s top health official is warning New Jersey could return to conditions from this past Spring
State Sen. Steve Oroho was joined by Assemblyman Parker Space and Assemblyman Hal Wirths in condemning the move, arguing it was a reckless play that would increase human encounters with the animals.
State Sens. Kristin M. Corrado and Steven Oroho said the report published by the State Commission of Investigation confirmed that top officials in Gov. Phil Murphy’s inner circle were well aware of the patronage hiring spree at SDA.