Additionally, county officials said the program will begin accepting applications for small businesses with 30 or less full-time employees.
Rep. Josh Gottheimer is urging leaders on both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue to get back to the bargaining table in order to pass a COVID-19 stimulus bill.
Two bills to address issues arising from the COVID-19 crisis at long-term care facilities sponsored by Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle were recently approved by both houses and now await action by Gov. Phil Murphy.
New Jersey’s Senate Republicans launched an online petition to investigate the 7,000 deaths reported at the state’s long-term care facilities, including nursing and veterans homes.
Democratic lawmakers introduced a $32.7 billion, nine-month state budget proposal that increases taxes on millionaires and corporations, boosts the state’s surplus to more than $2.5 billion and calls for $4.5 billion in borrowing to help close a revenue shortfall.
Gov. Phil Murphy reached agreement with Democratic legislator leaders to finance a middle class tax rebate by raising the rates on millionaires
The bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus is offering a plan to help break the gridlock on the latest COVID-19 relief package and encourage negotiators to get back to the table.
A Bergen County attorney was charged with three counts of bank fraud and one count of money laundering in connection to federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans.
Republicans on the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee led by Budget Officer Steven Oroho (R-24), unveiled their nine month budget proposal on the first day the committee began deliberations on the budget that needs to be agreed upon by Oct. 1.
Districts across the state face a number of challenges heading into the new academic year, from PPE to staff shortages, according to the New Jersey School Boards Association.
North Jersey lawmakers on the state and federal levels are seeking to make sure meal programs are available to children returning to school this year.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed three bills into law to help New Jersey prepare for a hybrid but largely mail-in election this November.
Gov. Phil Murphy and the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education are awarding $150 million in federal CARES Act funds to eligible higher education institutions.
New Jersey will allocate $250 million in funding from the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund to provide additional support families and child care providers with resources as the school year begins.