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South Jersey Food Bank Highlights Growing Demand From The Newly Unemployed

Near the head of a line of more than 400 cars in a Mount Laurel parking lot, Jessica Kuzinksi and her son Dylan waited patiently for the start of one of the state’s biggest food handouts since the coronavirus pandemic began.

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Want A Job As N.J. Coronavirus Contact Tracer? Here’s How To Apply Online.

New Jersey has put out a call seeking to hire coronavirus contact tracers, a key component of Gov. Phil Murphy’s plan to slowly scale back some the near-lockdown restrictions that have been in place for months.

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Having Trouble Getting Your N.J. Unemployment Benefits? Here Are Answers To Speed Up Your Claim.

The state Department of Labor Wednesday night issued clarifications for workers in New Jersey who are still waiting to receive unemployment benefits in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Over 1 Million NJ Workers Filed For Unemployment Since The Start Of Coronavirus Closures

More than 1 million New Jersey workers filed for unemployment insurance over the course of two months since the state ordered business closures and a stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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Here’s Why Murphy’s Reopening Plan Will Take So Long — And Why The Risk May Still Be Too Great

The promise was considerable and understandably greeted with excitement from a cooped-up public. Ahead of last week, Gov. Phil Murphy promised to lay out to New Jersey residents — at that point more than a month into a statewide lockdown — how the state would get to a point it could safely be reopened.

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Use Federal Funds For Essential Workers, Sen. Singleton Urges

​State Sen. Troy Singleton wants to see some of the federal money New Jersey will receive used to help essential workers.

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Don’t Rush Reopening Economy, Voters Say In Poll That Favors Governors Over Trump

Preventing the spread of the coronavirus should be the priority over preventing an extended economic downturn, according to a poll released Tuesday.

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Testing Ramps Up In Advance Of New Jersey Reopening

Murphy administration wants to focus first on residential facilities and vulnerable communities that have paid particularly high price in COVID-19 deaths

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Decision To Close Schools Brings Issues About Remote Learning To Fore

Graduation, special ed, summer school — and the all-too-familiar technology gap — are just a few of challenges that remain unresolved

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Murphy Gives Local Officials Option To Push Back Property-Tax Deadline

Governor gives cities, towns ability to lengthen grace period by a month to June 1, but concerns already being raised about next payment deadline on August 1

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