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Murphy: No Decision Yet, But ‘There Is A Chance’ NJ Schools Could Reopen This Academic Year

Gov. Phil Murphy, appearing on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” this morning, said “there is a chance” schools in New Jersey, where the coronavirus has claimed more lives than any state other than New York, could reopen before the conclusion of the academic year.

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Murphy’s Re-Entry Plan For NJ Businesses And Public Spaces Lacks Timeline, Specifics

While governor says he is leaning toward a statewide approach, it’s too soon to rule out a county or regional strategy, similar to what’s proposed in New York state

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Sweeney Adds Ruiz & Singleton To Team Of Fiscal Recovery Strategists

Senate President Steve Sweeney today said that he is naming Senate President Pro Tempore M. Teresa Ruiz and Senator Troy Singleton to the team of fiscal strategists who will work with the Murphy Administration and the Legislature to develop plans to restart the state’s economy in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

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Letters to the Editor for April 26

Transparency, competition needed on drug prices

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Virtua To Operate Coronavirus Test Site Only For High Impacted Willingboro

Virtua Health will open a coronavirus testing center next week for residents of highly impacted Willingboro — the community with the most cases and deaths in Burlington County.

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Can State, Local Governments Save Hundreds Of Millions By Furloughing Workers?

Proposed bipartisan plan would save money by furloughing workers while ensuring they qualify for enhanced federal unemployment benefits

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Bipartisan Bid To Boost Fortunes Of Sorely Needed Charities

Lawmakers want to add New Jersey to list of states that allow state income-tax deduction for charitable giving

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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.

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Murphy To Sign Bill For July 15 Tax Filing, Moody’s Downgrades NJ’s Rating Outlook

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’

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Singleton, Greenstein, Oroho Bill To Help People Paying Off A Mortgage Or Rent Clears Senate

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.

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