03/5/2021Today’s meeting of the Gateway Development Commission is the first meeting with all of New Jersey and New York Commissioners seated, and marks a new era of cooperation with the federal government on improving the commuting experience for the people of New Jersey.
03/4/2021New Members Will Begin the Work of Reforming the Board
03/4/2021Governor Murphy Also Proposes Bill Package on Overdose Prevention and Recovery Resilience
03/3/2021Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 229, extending a moratorium preventing New Jersey residents from having their utilities disconnected through at least June 30, 2021.
03/3/2021Governor Also Announces Overnight Camps Can Resume for Summer Season
03/3/2021Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (S2545) to establish specific rights and protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, undesignated/non-binary, questioning, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) older adults and people living with HIV in long-term care facilities.
03/2/2021Governor Phil Murphy today joined New Jersey’s Age-Friendly Statewide Leadership Summit to highlight key investments that benefit New Jersey’s senior citizens in his Fiscal Year 2022 (FY2022) budget proposal.
03/1/2021The Advisory Group’s objective is to advise the Health Care Affordability Interagency Workgroup, Chaired by the Director of the Office of Health Care Affordability and Transparency, Shabnam Salih, on the development and implementation of health care cost growth benchmarks.
03/1/2021Expansion Includes Educators, Childcare Workers, Transportation Workers, and Other Frontline Essential Workers and High-Risk Groups
02/26/2021Press Pool Coverage
02/26/2021Ten Community-Based Vaccination Sites Will Vaccinate Over 34,000. ResidentsNew Sites Located in Camden, Jersey City, Newark, Orange, and Pleasantville
02/26/2021Fulfilling his promise to make tuition-free community college a reality, Governor Phil Murphy today signed A4410, permanently establishing the Community College Opportunity Grant Program (CCOG), which will allow qualified students to attend any New Jersey community college without tuition or educational fees.
02/25/2021Maria Del Cid, William Wallace, and Sam Delgado to be Appointed to the CRC, Joining Commission Chair Dianna Houenou and Krista Nash
02/25/2021FY2022 budget would invest $18.1 billion in New Jersey’s public schools. Budget would increase K-12 education aid by $578 million and increase pre-K funding by $50 million
02/24/2021Press Pool Coverage
02/24/2021Second Round of Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER II) Funds to Address Challenges Exacerbated by Pandemic
02/24/2021The Council, which was established under Executive Order No. 221, will be overseen by the Office of Climate Action and the Green Economy, and serve to develop a blueprint for expanding the green economy and building a diverse workforce to support the Administration’s clean energy and climate goals.
02/23/2021Press Pool Coverage
02/23/2021Proposal Includes First Full Pension Payment in More than 25 Years, Highest Level of School Funding Ever, Robust Tax Relief, and a $200 Million Small Business Relief Initiative
02/23/2021Remarks as Prepared for Delivery
02/23/2021Peter Barnes III proudly continued his family’s legacy of service – a legacy which began with his father, the legendary FBI agent and longtime Assemblyman for whom we was named.
02/22/2021“This law will allow for more hospitals to provide angioplasty services and ensure that those living in lesser populated areas of state are still able to take advantage of these preventative measures.”
02/22/2021Additionally, limited spectators will be allowed at collegiate sporting events, mirroring last week’s announcement on youth sporting events.
02/22/2021“The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act”) and decriminalizing marijuana and hashish possession (A1897). The Governor also signed S3454, clarifying marijuana and cannabis use and possession penalties for individuals younger than 21 years old.
02/21/2021“Tammy and I were extremely saddened to learn of the passing of Senator Gerry Cardinale, a true public servant,” - Governor Murphy.
02/19/2021“I’m incredibly proud that the Senate has unanimously confirmed Dr. Brian Bridges as the next Secretary of Higher Education.
02/19/2021Governor Phil Murphy clarified the procedure for conducting school and fire district elections in municipalities where they will occur simultaneously on April 20th. Through this executive order, these municipalities will be able reconcile the differences with regard to ballot, location, and hours for each respective election.
02/19/2021Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) Acting Commissioner Dr. Angelica Allen-McMillan today announced “The Road Forward,” a series of coordinated policy initiatives that dramatically expand the Administration’s efforts to identify and address the academic and mental health impacts of COVID-19 on New Jersey students and educators.
02/18/2021Governor Phil Murphy’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Address will stream online and via social media at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, reaffirming the Governor’s vision for a stronger, fairer, and more resilient economy as we emerge from the pandemic.
02/17/2021“Extending the public health emergency allows the Department of Health to continue its vaccination efforts, including prioritizing high-risk individuals, promoting adequate staffing at vaccination sites, and overseeing second dose administration,” - Governor Phil Murphy.
02/17/2021Getting the Gateway Program done is of critical importance to our economic future and to the lives of the thousands of commuters who deserve safe and modern infrastructure.
02/17/2021Project Would Ultimately Replace the Existing Facility with an Expanded Multi-Purpose Transit Center
02/16/2021Governor Murphy Establishes Office of Climate Action and the Green Economy, Creates New Jersey Council on the Green Economy
02/12/202115,000 Residents to be Vaccinated in March in Houses of Worship and Community Sites
02/12/2021Executive Order No. 220, enables indoor and outdoor youth sporting events to allow parents or guardians to attend practices or competitions.
02/9/2021For 2020 Tax Season, PPP Loans Will Be Tax Exempt and Expenses Will Be Tax Deductible
02/8/2021Governor Phil Murphy today announced that health insurance signups through New Jersey’s new state-based marketplace surpassed the Open Enrollment Period for the previous two years in New Jersey
02/8/2021Governor Phil Murphy today highlighted two programs that will support the transformation of contaminated brownfields into vibrant community assets.
02/5/2021Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation that will expand opportunities for outdoor dining in New Jersey.
02/4/2021I am grateful to Attorney General Grewal for taking swift action and filing criminal charges in the wake of the horrifying incident at Edna Mahan on January 11, which resulted in severe injury to several inmates. - Governor Murphy
02/4/2021Governor Phil Murphy, Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver, First Lady Tammy Murphy, and New Jersey Department of Children and Families Commissioner Christine Norbut Beyer today launched New Jersey’s first Adverse Childhood Experiences Action Plan, a comprehensive statewide strategy to prevent and reduce childhood trauma and adversity.
02/3/2021Executive Order Also Ends Statewide 10 p.m. Curfew for In-Person Indoor Restaurant Service, and Adjusts Gathering Limits for Religious and Political Activities, Wedding Ceremonies, Funerals, and Memorial Services
02/2/2021Medicaid Now Covers Doula Care & has Increased Payments to Certified Nurse Midwives Medicaid Will No Longer Pay for Non-Medically Necessary Early Elective Deliveries
02/2/2021The program, which has already allocated $10 million to roughly 1,000 businesses, assists small business owners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
02/1/2021New Jersey will remain under a state of emergency in response to the winter storm.
01/31/2021All NJ TRANSIT buses, rail (except Atlantic City Rail Line), light rail and Access Link service will be temporarily suspended systemwide for the entire service day on Monday, February 1st due to the significant expected impacts of the snow storm. Service is suspended out of an abundance of caution for the safety of NJ TRANSIT customers and employees.
01/31/2021State Offices Closed on Monday, February 1st for Non-Weather Essential Personnel All Six Vaccine Mega-Sites Closed Monday Due To Winter Storm NJ TRANSIT Will Temporarily Suspend All Service on Monday Except Atlantic City Rail Line Which Will Operate On A Regular Weekday Schedule
01/29/2021“It is essential that we shine a light on the devastation of human trafficking and I am proud to enact legislation that will strengthen our mission to raise public awareness surrounding this pervasive issue,” - Governor Murphy.
01/29/2021The states previously announced a regional suspension through at least January 31, 2021 due to coronavirus outbreaks associated with the conduct of interstate youth hockey activities.
01/29/2021Today, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Maine Governor Janet Mills, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu, Vermont Governor Phil Scott, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced an extension of the suspension of interstate youth hockey competitions for public and private schools and youth hockey leagues through at least March 31, 2021.
01/28/2021Following the Biden Administration’s health care action today, Governor Phil Murphy announced the State is extending the health insurance enrollment period for uninsured residents to sign up for coverage through Get Covered New Jersey, the state’s official health insurance marketplace, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
01/28/2021Order Directs Department of Banking and Insurance to Develop Plans for Health Care Cost Growth Benchmarks and Health Insurance Affordability Standards and Establishes Health Care Affordability Groups
01/28/2021Project Marks Major Milestone in Environmental Justice by Expanding Access to Renewable Energy As Part of the Governor’s Commitment to 100 Percent Clean Energy by 2050
01/27/2021“I am sickened by the horrific reports of what happened at Edna Mahan on January 11. Let me be clear: every individual in state custody deserves to be treated with dignity and respect, and we must always remember that female inmates have long been uniquely vulnerable to abuse.”
01/25/2021Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order on Petition Requirements for Upcoming Elections, Including the June Primary Election
01/25/2021This first-of-its-kind strategy will make New Jersey the safest and most equitable place in the nation to deliver and raise a baby.
01/20/2021Governor Phil Murphy today announced that Paul R. Rodríguez, Director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, will be departing from his role and joining the Biden-Harris Administration.
01/18/2021The 103-year-old woman who last month became New Jersey’s first nursing home resident to receive a COVID-19 vaccine got her second and final shot Monday morning with Gov. Phil Murphy looking on.
01/15/2021Press Pool Coverage: Governor Murphy Launches Middlesex County Megasite at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in Edison
01/14/2021“President-elect Biden continues to show he understands that this moment calls us to bold leadership. Getting ourselves in front of this pandemic – and staying there – cannot be done piecemeal and it cannot be done through austerity. It requires bold and equitable investment in our people, in our states, and in our common future.
01/14/2021President & CEO Kevin Corbett Signs Full Funding Grant Agreement
01/13/2021Remarks from Governor Murphy's Tribute to Senator Weinberg at Today's Press Briefing
01/12/2021LaTourette, currently the Department’s Deputy Commissioner, takes the helm from Catherine R. McCabe, who will retire from public service on January 15... .
01/13/2021Individuals Ages 16-64 with Certain Medical Conditions Also Eligible Beginning January 14
01/12/2021Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the address was pre-recorded without an audience at the Patriots Theater at the Trenton War Memorial and streamed on the Governor’s official social media channels
01/11/2021“Today’s executive order will provide sensible adjustments to support our school districts during this unprecedented time.” - Governor Murphy.
01/10/2021Copy of Executive Order No. 213
01/8/2021“Tammy and I send our deepest condolences to Officer Sicknick’s family and friends, as well as to his United States Capitol Police colleagues and the Guardsmen and Guardswomen he served alongside. We thank him for his service to our nation. ..."
01/8/2021Morris County Regional Vaccination Center Now Open to Frontline Health Care Workers, Police and Fire First Responders
01/7/2021As New Jersey continues to scale up its statewide vaccination program, the Murphy Administration today reminded New Jerseyans that the COVID-19 vaccine will be available without cost sharing barriers.
01/7/2021Governor Phil Murphy today signed into law the landmark New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020, which will provide economic support for small businesses, while propelling New Jersey’s economic recovery and growth for much of the next decade.
01/6/2021This is the second school district to be withdrawn from state control under the Murphy Administration. The State Board of Education returned full local control to Newark Public Schools in July 2020.
01/5/2021NJ TRANSIT Maintains Critical Training of Locomotive Engineers throughout Pandemic to Improve Safety and Reliability for Customers
01/4/2021To continue supporting our small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Phil Murphy today signed A-4853/S-3011 to reduce businesses' UI contribution rate for a period of time.
01/4/2021Press Pool Coverage
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