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September 9, 2020

FREEHOLD, NJ — East Freehold was the center of a 3.1 magnitude earthquake early this morning that could be felt throughout Central Jersey, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake struck at about 2 a.m. on Sept. 9, triggering an influx of nearly 6,000 reports from people who felt the ...

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TRENTON – It was announced today that after a thorough review of fuel consumption statistics and consultation with the Legislative Budget and Finance Officer, the Department of the Treasury will necessitate a gas tax increase of 9.3 cents per gallon in order to ensure compliance with the 2016 law ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy reported several "unquestionably good" coronavirus figures Monday. A rate of transmission (Rt) of .85 — below the key metric of 1.0 for the third day in a row. A daily positivity rate of 1.33% (below 2% for a fourth day in a row for a fourth consecutive ...

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TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy will deliver his revised Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Address at SHI Stadium at Rutgers University in Piscataway at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. “The COVID-19 pandemic has both devastated our state's finances and highlighted the importance of the progress New ...

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TRENTON, NJ — There are now 10 contact tracers per every 100,000 New Jersey residents - looking to limit the spread of COVID-19 by informing all potentially infected parties of steps they should be taking.  A new dashboard, announced by Gov. Phil Murphy during a press conference Friday ...

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TRENTON, NJ --- Gov. Phil Murphy today said he “is pleading for direct (financial) assistance” from the federal government during his COVID-19 press briefing in Trenton on Friday, July 24. The governor said he is asking for more than $20 billion for Washington. “We will continue to push ...

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