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.
New Jersey state officials reluctantly submitted an application to the FEMA for Lost Wages Supplemental Assistance program.
Four bills aimed at strengthening New Jersey’s long-term care facilities against future viral outbreaks have advanced in the state Assembly.
A dozen New Jersey counties that didn’t previously qualify for federal monies to fight the coronavirus pandemic will share $37 million in aid, announced Gov. Phil Murphy and Rep. Josh Gottheimer.
New Jersey will distribute $37 million in federal money to 12 counties, including Morris, Sussex and Warren, initial ineligible for CARES Act money to combat the coronavirus.
State Sen. Anthony M. Bucco (R-25) introduced a legislative package to provide solutions to long lines and additional delays at New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) locations. The package was made up of three measures.
New Jersey legislators are working to bring funding to support manufacturing businesses in the Garden State that are producing medical supplies that can aid in
Sens. Sen. Cory Booker and Sen. Bob Menendez announced about $43.6 million in funding federal to help support the state’s airports and the Wayne Bus Garage.
As New Jersey continues its battle against the COVID-19 outbreak, state officials are urging cooperation with contact tracers. “The greatest impediment to contact tracing has been from people not answering the phone or refusing to assist our contact tracers,” said Gov. Phil Murphy.
New Jersey officials announced the creation of the Small Landlord Emergency Grant Program that will be funded through the CARES Act. The program will provide grant funding to small property owners for COVID-19 related decreases in rent revenue for a four-month period between April and July 2020.
County and towns in Rep. Josh Gottheimer’s 5th Congressional District have received a total of $3 billion in federal investment from the bipartisan CARES Act.
Gov. Phil Murphy sounded the alarm that the progress residents have made in fighting COVID-19 could be undone quickly.
State Sen. Anthony M. Bucco (R-25) wants to see unspent CARES Act funding directed to businesses in need of financial assistance due to the impact of COVID-19, criticising Gov. Phil Murphy for not spending or being selective in distributing the state’s funds.
Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled two additional funding and support for New Jersey’s struggling small businesses in the last week.