The legislation would establish criteria for state-funded regionalization studies to understand the issue better.
Assemblywoman Aura Dunn’s bill would permit municipalities with a population under 5,000 to hire nonresident emergency management coordinators
The monies would go to help New Jersey’s small businesses and non-profit organizations that have been struggling to stay afloat amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Scheduled school and fire district elections on April 20 as well as the municipal nonpartisan elections scheduled for May 11 will be conducted in person after last year’s elections were held primarily by mail-in ballot
New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission to create an independent unit to probe allegations of sexual assault, harassment and discrimination in the political sphere.
On Feb. 5, the state reported 3,723 new COVID-19 cases and 93 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 713,324 and 21,886.
The State Senate Commerce Committee advanced legislation to establish a county-based mitigation plan to allow businesses to operate during a pandemic.
As of Dec. 18, the cumulative number of coronavirus cases in New Jersey reached 423,226 with 3,975 total new cases and 44 new deaths, bringing the overall total to 18,124
Legislation to create shared services programs to generate taxpayer savings passed the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
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.
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.
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.