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New Push To Expand Outdoor Dining Clears N.J. Legislature After Murphy Veto
Murphy Lifts Exit-Exam Graduation Requirement, Keeps Mum On Other Plans
In relatively rare instance of using executive order to drive school policy, governor also eases teacher evaluations, rules for new teachers
NJ Legislature Votes To Call For Trump's Ouster Over Capitol Riot
TRENTON — The state Legislature voted Monday for a resolution that “strongly condemns President Trump and his extremist supporters” who attacked the U.S. Capitol last Wednesday and urges that Trump resign or be removed from office.
End The ‘Tenant Blacklist’ For Ex-Offenders
Rob Carter, a director of operations for former Gov. Jim McGreevey’s large network of re-entry programs, is not the person he used to be. But it made no difference when he was searching for a place to live, in the middle of a pandemic. Landlords still refused to rent to him.
Murphy Signs Bill Strengthening Amistad Commission
A new law signed Thursday by Gov. Phil Murphy will strengthen the state’s mandate that African American history be infused into New Jersey school curricula throughout the year.
House Overrides Trump's veto Of Defense Bill Set To Boost Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
Senior Property Tax Freeze Application Deadline Pushed To Feb. 1
New Jersey seniors and disabled individuals who are homeowners now have another month to apply for the state's 2019 "Senior Freeze" property tax reimbursement, pushing the deadline from Dec. 31 to Feb. 1, 2021, state Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio announced Wednesday.
Driver's License Suspensions For Non-Moving Violations No Longer Mandatory In NJ
A New Jersey law intended to dissuade judges from suspending driver’s licenses over parking ticket fines and other non-moving violations will finally go into effect Friday.
Can't Pay Rent Or Mortgage During COVID? Here Are The Latest Housing Protections In NJ
New Jersey renters, homeowners and landlords negatively affected by the COVID pandemic have some new options for relief because of recent action at both the federal and state levels.