Senate President Steve Sweeney and Gov. Phil Murphy announced a deal on July 10 allowing the state to borrow up to nearly $10 billion in order to help fix a budget deficit created by the COVID-19 crisis.
Juneteenth could become a state holiday under legislation introduced by State Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3) and State Sen. Sandra Cunningham (D-31)
New Jersey residents unable to obtain a driver’s license during the COVID-19 pandemic may have the road test requirement waived.
New Jersey will enter the next phase of its economic reopening beginning in two weeks.
Beaches on the Jersey Shore and lake communities will open the Friday of Memorial Day Weekend, May 22.
Gov. Phil Murphy attacked GOP politicians looking to curtail aid to New Jersey, singling out Senate Majority Leader Sen Mitch McConnell by name.
With calls increasingly coming from leaders of both political parties in the state to reopen New Jersey’s economy sooner than later, Gov. Phil Murphy forcefully defended the actions he has taken to this point in managing the coronavirus crisis.
New Jersey schools will remain closed the rest of the year. Gov. Phil Murphy made the announcement May 4, citing the need to “protect the health of our children, our educators and their families.”
Twenty-two days after announcing their closing, Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order reopening parks and golf courses around the state. The order will take effect at sunrise on May 2 with social distancing continuing to be mandated.
Gov. Phil Murphy promised he will unveil “guidelines” and “principles” this week the state will use when it comes time to reopen.
State officials declared the expected hospital surge for patients with COVID-19 has begun in North Jersey. “It looks like the surge is beginning in the
New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney urged the federal government to offer some protections to the state’s citizens as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continued.
Gov. Phil Murphy said it’s a “99% certainty” New Jersey will close all public and private schools to minimize exposure to Covid-19. Meanwhile, more towns