Government

May 16, 2021

TRENTON, NJ—For the 15th consecutive time, Gov. Phil Murphy has extended New Jersey’s public health emergency for another month, but acknowledges that it may be the last time the executive order is needed. As state coronavirus metrics continue to trend in the right direction, Murphy said his ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - It appears that the long awaited project to improve traffic patterns at the intersection of Rt 24 and Columbia Turnpike is on hold due to the lack of paper work submission from Morris Township.   In a statement released from the Morris County Board of Commissioners, they ...

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TRENTON, NJ - What a difference a weekend makes. Governor Murphy has begun a wide-ranging lift on COVID-19 restrictions in New Jersey according to his press conference today. He has been under tremendous pressure by elected officials across the state to reopen New Jersey. Presumptive Republican ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Friday April 30 marked the end of the 13th month of the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Phil Murphy reported via Twitter on Friday that 6,991,176 total vaccine doses had been administered, and more than three million (3,011,118) New Jerseyans are now fully vaccinated. Murphy ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey will not be changing its face mask mandate, despite new federal guidelines that establish new outdoor rules for people who have been fully vaccinated. What that means is people will still need to wear a mask outside unless they can maintain six feet of socially ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy at his COVID press briefing Wednesday announced that he would sign an Executive Order allowing for summer camps – both day camps and sleep away camps – to open for the upcoming season. The governor says that he is pleased with the way COVID numbers are trending ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy said at his COVID press briefing Monday afternoon that effective May 10, indoor room capacities for private catered events -- including weddings and school proms, political events, funerals, memorial services, and performances -- will increase to 50% with a maximum ...

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TRENTON – Motorists are now have a new option for their drivers license and non-driver identification cards. A Gender "X" option is now available announced the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission. Gender “X” will indicate a gender is unspecified, and it will be offered alongside the existing “M” ...

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NEW JERSEY -- As of today, New Jersey residents ages 16 and up are now eligible to get vaccinated.  "Today, everyone who lives, works, or studies in New Jersey, ages 16+, is now eligible to be vaccinated" Gov. Phil Murphy said during his COVID press briefing in Trenton on Monday afternoon. "At ...

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today continued an ongoing effort to help those experiencing homelessness during the pandemic by reminding people who don’t have a permanent address or a bank account that they may still qualify for Economic Impact Payments and other tax benefits. While ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has extended his executive powers for another 30 days by declaring a public health emergency in New Jersey for the 14th consecutive time. “Our vaccination program is expanding vigorously and quickly, but COVID-19 remains a threat to New Jerseyans,” said Murphy in ...

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NEW JERSEY - As of today, New Jersey has administered more than 5,141,870 vaccine doses, (3,275,611 with at least one dose and 2,030,971 fully vaccinated people).  In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, 361,635 doses of vaccines have been administered.  Effective April 19, ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Florham Park Councilwoman Carmen Cefolo-Pane has decided to not seek re-election for the term commencing January 1, 2022. Councilwoman Cefolo-Pane's term will end on December 31, 2021. She currently serves as Council Liaison to: Planning Board, Board of Adjustment, Town Center ...

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TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Health today issued new COVID-19 travel guidance, which follow updated travel recommendations released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) earlier this month. “While the pandemic is not over, our vaccination program and updated ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Florham Park Board of Adjustment meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m on April 7th. . The meeting is open to the public. April 7 2021 Meeting Agenda BOA Zoom Attendee Invitation Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in order to follow the guidelines recommended by the Centers ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - The next East Hanover Council meeting is Monday April 5th at 7pm.  Here is the info to join in remotely: Town Council Meeting 04-05-21 Hosted by Alfred ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Murphy announced today, that effective Friday, April 2 at 6pm, the limits to outdoor gatherings will increase to 200 people. General indoor gathering limits will remain at 25 people, Murphy stated. Religious services, political activities, weddings, funerals and memorial ...

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The Morris County Board of County Commissioners unanimously adopted the county government’s 2021 Budget. Commissioners stated that the 2021 budget "holds the line on county taxes while maintaining spending on critical infrastructure projects, the continuing COVID-19 response, human services and ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box this morning, speaking to the hosts from Middletown about how New Jersey is tackling the pandemic and getting vaccines out to those who need it.  Murphy will be in Maplewood at 11 a.m. with Mayor Frank McGehee at the NJ Transit General ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Florham Park Evironmental Commission will have their next meeting at 7pm on March 23rd. All meetings can be accessed by using the following information:Topic: Florham Park Environmental Commission MeetingTime: 7 p.m. Join Zoom ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- In words that had to be music ot the ears of restaurateurs and other indoor business owners, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that effective Friday, March 19, restaurants, recreational/amusement facilities, gyms and fitness clubs, barber shops, salons, and other personal care ...

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FLORHAM PARK,NJ - An open letter to the residents, businesses and stakeholders of Florham Park has been created by the Mayor and Council.  It is listed below: The following letter was prepared at the request of Florham Park Borough Councilmen Charles Malone (Liaison to Finance & Recreation) ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  Governor Murphy has signed Executive Order NO. 229 preventing utilities to disconnect New Jersey residents though at least June 30, 2021. The moratorium applies to all residential gas, electric and water utilities, both public and private. Further, the utilities will not be permitted ...

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JERSEY CITY – Fulfilling a promise to make tuition-free community college a reality, Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday signed A4410, permanently establishing the Community College Opportunity Grant Program (CCOG) that will allow qualified students to attend any New Jersey community college without tuition ...

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NEW JERSEY — “Good trends,” as Gov. Phil Murphy put it Monday, will allow New Jersey to expand its COVID-19 gathering limits. The changes go into effect immediately. Religious services at churches, mosques and other houses of worship will be allowed to run at 50% capacity. Also in effect, two ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Murphy has lifted restrictions on indoor establishments, effective Friday, February 5,  Restaurants, indoor entertainment and recreation areas (casinos and gyms), personal care businesses, indoor performance venues and indoor gatherings (religious ceremonies, wedding ...

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NEW JERSEY — All six of New Jersey’s vaccine mega-sites will remain closed on Tuesday, Feb. 2 due to the winter storm, announced Governor Phil Murphy. The announcement came after he announced that New Jersey will remain under a state of emergency in response to the winter storm. All vaccine mega ...

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Special to TAPintoSPF. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Less than 5% of immunization centers in New Jersey are tapping the ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy took pride in announcing that New Jersey has distributed over a half-million doses of the COVID vaccine during his coronavirus press briefing on Friday, Jan. 22. The governor said that 500,222 doses have now been administered statewide – including 65,583 long-term ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - New Jersey is now reporting vaccination numbers. As of Wednesday January 13, the dashboard is reporting 245,785 first doses of the covid vaccine have been administered as well as 31,239 doses of the second dose. In Morris County, the dashboard is showing that as of today, ...

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