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County-By-County Reopening Bill — One Business Community Desperately Wants — Scheduled For Assembly Vote Today
The argument — making the case to reopen New Jersey’s economy on a county-by-county basis — is easy to understand.
Hospitals Can Keep Non-Profit Status But Must Pay NJ Towns An Annual Fee
CAMDEN, NJ — Hospitals in New Jersey will be able to keep their non-profit status as long as they make a yearly contribution to their municipalities, under a new law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy recently.
From Lead Lines To Bacteria Treatment, New Website Shows Public How NJ Water Utilities Are Doing
Advocates want to use a mass of local detail to build case for massive infrastructure upgrade
BurlCo Commissioners Applaud Vaccine Eligibility Expansion
MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – The Burlington County Commissioners are applauding Monday's announcement by Governor Murphy that COVID-19 vaccine eligibility is being expanded to pre-k to 12th grade teachers, child care, transportation workers and public safety workers.
N.J.’s Economic Recovery Must Include Black-Owned Business
By Troy Singleton
Rep. John Lewis, the late congressman, civil rights icon, and fellow fraternity brother, once said that, “Every generation leaves behind a legacy. What that legacy will be is determined by the people of that generation. What legacy do you want to leave behind?”
Why NJ's Unemployment Computer System Is Still Frustrating Applicants
When Anthony Williams called an automated phone line to get his unemployment benefits in December, the robotic voice on the other side skipped part of a question.
Singleton Encourages Residents To Get COVID Vaccine At Roundtable
State Sen. Troy Singleton hosted a roundtable discussion with health officials to encourage residents to get the coronavirus vaccine.
N.J. Cannabis Regulators, Key Lawmakers, Business Leaders To Speak At major March Event As Marketplace Takes Off
Cops And Arrests Never Stopped Kids Using Weed. Education Might
Our state government has finally ended the war on marijuana in New Jersey, not only by legalizing it for adults, but by declaring that the practice of arresting children for actions that are now legal for their parents must end. Immediately. Finally.
$50 Million To Modernize N.J. Unemployment Claims System Advances In Assembly Committee
One day after Gov. Phil Murphy proposed doubling funding to modernize the aging unemployment infrastructure in his budget address, the state Assembly Labor committee advanced a bill that would allocate $50 million in federal funds to improve the unemployment system.