Gov, Phil Murphy signed into law a bill authorizing municipalities and counties in New Jersey to borrow funds to cover revenue shortfalls and expenditures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the November election looming in the distance, legislation designed to improve vote-by-mail procedures was advanced by the Senate State Government, Wager, Tourism, and Historic Preservation Committee.
An environmental justice bill allowing the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to evaluate the environmental and public health impacts of certain pollutants on “overburdened communities” passed committees in both legislative houses.
Legislation sponsored by State Sens. Gerry Cardinale and Troy Singleton would help former law offenders to re-enter the workforce.