Black N.J. Residents Are Dying Of Coronavirus At High Rates. Here’s What Experts Say Will Reverse The Trend.
Black people in New Jersey are dying at alarming, disproportionate rates after contracting the coronavirus, thrusting long-term health care inequalities front and center in the crisis.Read more
Governor joins seven-state group to plan coordinated resumption of normal activities across Northeast, cautions that ‘an economic recovery only occurs on the back of a health-care recovery’Read more
Trenton – Legislation to allow the Governor to permit mortgage forbearances and reduced rents for those who have sustained a substantial loss of income during a state of emergency or public health emergency, cleared the Senate today. The bill is sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, Senator Linda Greenstein and Senator Steve Oroho.Read more
With the coronavirus pandemic hurting small businesses, two Burlington County towns are trying their best to save their main streets. County officials are also instituting a loan program to help any businesses that might slip through the cracks.Read more
Senate President Stephen Sweeney said he will introduce a bill Monday making it easier for essential workers who contract the coronavirus to qualify for workers’ compensation.Read more
Medical experts argue long-standing, long-known health problems like diabetes, asthma and lack of access to doctors in black and Hispanic communities increase susceptibility to COVID-19Read more
Food distributors hit by reduced donations, higher prices and fewer volunteersRead more
New Jersey’s small businesses could receive $1,000 in tax credits per employee and be allowed to delay tax payments to the state under bills before the state Senate on Monday that seek relief for businesses crippled by the coronavirus crisis.Read more
N.J. Projects Peak Of 86K To 509K Coronavirus Cases. Strict Social Distancing Needed For Best Case, Murphy Says.
Gov. Phil Murphy insisted Monday that New Jersey residents need to continue to strictly adhere to his orders to stay home and practice social distancing to combat the coronavirus outbreak, but he said officials are beginning to see some encouraging news as he offered projection charts for the peak in coronavirus cases for the first time.Read more
Retired N.J. Public Workers Can Return To Help Coronavirus Fight Without Pension Implications, Murphy Says
Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order Monday that will allow public employees to return to work in New Jersey to help fight the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the state without any implications related to pensions.Read more