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Food Banks Expect Demand To Remain High For Months As NJ Starts To Reopen

With unemployment at 15%, thousands will struggle to put their own food on the table, food bank officials say

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Governor Says This Complex Figure Is Helping Guide The State’s Reopening. Here’s What It Means.

After weeks of daily charts and updates on new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations — both crucial figures in New Jersey safely emerging from this crisis — Gov. Phil Murphy this week brought up another number that will be equally important in the state’s reopening: the virus’ reproduction rate.

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Measure Allowing State To Borrow Billions Clears Assembly; GOP Threatens Legal Challenge

Lawmakers vote along party lines to permit at least $5 billion in new debt to deal with economic fallout of pandemic

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AG: NJ Will License Police Officers, Update Use-Of-Force Policy

The announcements from the New Jersey attorney general come in the wake of days of protests against the death of George Floyd.

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Lawmakers, Freeholders Holding Food Distribution Event Saturday

A free food distribution event is being held Saturday at the Riverside Public Works facility on Monroe Street. Beginning at 10 a.m., county residents who are in need of food during the crisis will be able to drive up to receive emergency boxes without leaving their vehicles.

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N.J.'s Largest Teachers Union Pushing Hard For Vote On Health Care Overhaul

New Jersey’s largest teachers union is putting pressure on the Democratic-controlled Assembly to vote on a plan to overhaul educators’ health insurance plans that has stalled in the lower house.

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Contact Tracing Plan For NJ: What We Know Now

Identifying and tracking all who have come in contact with someone with COVID-19 is critical to New Jersey’s reopening plans

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Bordentown City Vigil: ‘All Lives Cannot Matter, Until Black Lives Matter’

Bordentown City and its surrounding community held a candlelight vigil at the small city’s heart to remember the life of George Floyd, and to show that “all lives cannot matter until black lives matter.”

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Hundreds Take Stand Against Racism At Moorestown Protest

Their goal: raise awareness in a predominantly white town of the police brutality and racial inequality minorities and people of color face in the United States.

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Emergency Food Pickup In Burlington County This Weekend

State, county and local officials will host an emergency food distribution event in Riverside Saturday.

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