Press Releases

May 29, 2020

Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) supported a bipartisan measure in the House of Representatives Thursday afternoon that passed 417-1 to help New Jersey small businesses get needed relief during the COVID-19 pandemic. The bipartisan Payroll Protection Program Flexibility ...

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Morris/Middlesex/Somerset/Warren County, NJ - Today, May 28, 2020, Mayors for "Main Street" sent a letter to the Governor's Office, Legislative Leaders, Legislative District Representatives and County Officials to outline a list of actions needed to help reopen and lift restrictions on businesses ...

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Working Families Need Child Care Services to Return to Work TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Brian Bergen and Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce urged Gov. Phil Murphy to immediately open day care facilities across the state, as the slow re-opening of the state leaves many working families scrambling to ...

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TAPinto is rolling out a new content marketing feature as a part of our participation in The Branded Content Project -- a partnership between the Facebook Journalism Project, the Local Media Association and the Local Media Consortium. The new feature will enable businesses, nonprofits and others ...

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Secretary of State Tahesha Way announced today that more than 60 percent of New Jersey households have responded to the 2020 U.S. Census, even as the U.S. Census Bureau has delayed some of its operations to protect the health and safety of its staff and the public due to the COVID-19 crisis. New ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Brian Bergen is calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to begin the first phase of reopening the economy by allow non-essential businesses to get back to work with curbside pickup.   “There is no reason to delay the opening of retail business to do curbside pickup,” said Bergen ...

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The IRS has two tools to help millions of taxpayers with their Economic Impact Payment. The payments are $1,200 per eligible person and up to $500 for each qualifying child. The first tool, Non-filers: Enter Payment Info Here is available – in English and Spanish - for certain taxpayers who ...

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(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) - As we continue to face trying times during the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency personnel have been selflessly working around the clock to meet the challenges faced in the field. SUEZ and The Shauger Group (TSG) remain grateful to—and humbled by—every first responder and ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – As National Child Abuse Prevention Month comes to a close, Assemblywoman Aura Dunn is ensuring we keep children’s health and safety top of mind through a new bill she plans to introduce next week.   Dunn’s bill would require New Jersey’s Department of Children and Families to work ...

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Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Representative Peter King (NY-02) today co-led 29 Members of Congress in a bipartisan letter urging United States Department of the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to amend Treasury guidance which unfairly limits states’ ability to ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Brian Bergen is introducing legislation to put a layer of checks and balances on the governor’s ability to enact emergency executive orders.   "The governor's ability to unilaterally impose restrictions on the freedoms of our citizens cannot go unchecked,” said Bergen ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Assemblyman Brian Bergen said that Gov. Phil Murphy and his newly appointed commission to advise on the restart of the state’s economy should first look at the report released by the New Jersey Business and Industry Association Tuesday.   “The debate will only intensify over the ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – After announcing indefinite benchmarks for restarting the economy, Assemblyman Brian Bergen wants Gov. Phil Murphy to put forth an actionable plan sooner rather than later.   “Governor Murphy’s plan is telling us that it doesn’t matter how many people are becoming impoverished as ...

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Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today that her office has successfully worked for the safe return of 29 constituents and family members of constituents traveling and living abroad. Rep. Sherrill’s office helped New Jerseyans who were in Peru, Morocco, Egypt, ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Brian Bergen says for Murphy to continue protecting the health of state residents, he must have an equal focus on the state’s economy. “He’s right in one sense,” said Bergen (R-Morris). “If the health care system fails, there will be severe, long-term economic ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – With hundreds of NJ Transit workers infected and others dying, including at least two Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) members, after contracting COVID-19, the ATU New Jersey State Council is demanding hazard pay along with other needed protections for workers and riders. “Since ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy has held daily briefings every day for the last several weeks announcing executive orders and providing the status of medical supplies and the latest number of cases with state Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli, communicable disease experts and State Police ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) joined with Senator Anthony M. Bucco (LD-25) and Senator Richard J. Codey (LD-27) to urge Governor Phil Murphy to provide direct relief to Morris County as his administration decides how to allocate CARES Act funding across the state. The ...

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For Immediate Release   Co-Chaired by Speaker Coughlin & Port Authority Chairman Kevin O’Toole RED BANK, NJ-Soup Kitchen 411 announced the launch of its FeedNJ, a new campaign helping connect local restaurants with soup kitchens to feed families affected by the COVID-19 Crisis.

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Please join nationally recognized small business expert Mike Blinder, owner of Editor & Publisher Magazine, and author of "Survival Selling Even in the Toughest of Times," for a free online webinar on how your business can weather these difficult economic times and prosper afterwards.  Mike ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - In direct response to the Coronavirus pandemic and the anticipated surge of patients in northern New Jersey, Sycamore Living has partnered with Atlantic Health System and RWJBarnabas Health to open a COVID-19 treatment center at its newly completed senior living community at 1 ...

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For Immediate Release: April 8, 2020 Contact: Audrey Lane   Parsippany, NJ: The Becchi for Congress campaign is excited to announce that U.S. Marine Veteran Major Nick De Gregorio has joined the campaign to serve as the Chairman of Veterans For Becchi. The committee was formed with the ...

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PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Assemblyman Jay Webber didn’t hesitate to ask Gov. Phil Murphy to reverse his decision to close state parks and forests. He sent a letter to the governor shortly after the executive order was signed. “We recognize the incredibly difficult challenges you face every day as our ...

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Elizabeth Ann Kennels wants to give back to our community in these unprecedented times. With health care workers often working double shifts, we thought, how can we make a difference for them? That's why we are now offering FREE Dog or Cat Boarding for any of our front line health care workers, ...

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Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) will hold a second COVID-19 telephone town hall focused on small business and unemployment assistance on Tuesday, April 7th. Representative Sherrill will be joined by public officials who will help answer questions from residents and she will ...

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Blanc Display Group, a merchandising leader in signage and displays to the retail industry for over 20 years has reorganized its Dover, NJ and Amsterdam, NY manufacturing operations to include producing Clear Face Shields and Wall Guards to meet the emergent need and demand created by the worldwide ...

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Local news coverage, now perhaps more than ever, is an essential service to keep readers informed.  TAPinto’s network of over 80 local news sites in New Jersey, New York and Florida broke all readership records in March with 9,628,289 pageviews and 3,412,844 readers, an increase of 300% from ...

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BRAMNICK TO HOST FACEBOOK LIVE CLASS ON GOVERNMENT FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS WESTFIELD, N.J. – Republican Assembly Leader Jon Bramnick will visit virtually with Garden State students Friday via Facebook Live to teach about state government. “This will provide parents a break and give young ...

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WASHINGTON - On Monday, March 23, 2020, U.S. Representatives Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) led a bipartisan group of New Jersey’s Congressional delegation to urge Congressional leadership to make regional cost-of-living adjustments to potential stimulus funds to Americans and ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – As the economic fallout from a state emergency over the coronavirus outbreak could last much longer than the health consequences, Assemblyman Brian Bergen wants lawmakers to act now to help families maintain their income and keep the state’s businesses afloat. “If we don’t help ...

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