Government

January 19, 2019

MORRIS COUNTY, N.J-The Morris County Office of Emergency Management continues to focus on the expected weekend storm which is set to arrive Saturday evening. The data that the weather authority has  reviewed suggests that snow is expected to last into Sunday morning, with an expecting a snow/sleet ...

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Called to Washington to Continue Efforts to Reopen Government, Mikie Sherrill Postpones Town Hall until 27th Remains committed to hosting first town hall during first month in office Washington, DC — Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill has postponed her town hall until Sunday, January 27th, as ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown parking garages will open ahead of the impending snow storm, announced town officials. The Morristown Parking Authority, in cooperation with the Town of Morristown are opening 3 parking garages due to impending snow storm. Beginning at 3pm on Saturday January 19, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy will deliver his 2019 State of the State address on January 15, 2019 at 2pm at the Statehouse. The Governor will outline his plans to improve the financial security of middle-class families in New Jersey.   “We have made great progress over the last year ...

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Washington, DC -- Today, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey secured an assignment on the House Armed Service Committee for the 116th Congress. The House Armed Services Committee is responsible for all aspects of congressional oversight of the Department of Defense and authorization of ...

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Washington, DC -- Today Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced her first co-sponsorship of legislation will be H.R. 8, a bipartisan universal background check bill.   “My first bill co-sponsorship in Congress is a bipartisan proposal for universal background checks,” said Congresswoman ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker joined a group of 29 of their Democratic colleagues in introducing the Assault Weapons Ban of 2019. The bill will ban the sale, transfer, manufacture, and importation of military-style assault weapons and high capacity ammunition ...

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TRENTON, NJ—SNAP recipients in New Jersey will be receiving their February benefits early because of the continued federal government shutdown. The New Jersey Department of Human Services announced today that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who received a SNAP benefit ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Courthouse in Morristown is a museum-like structure dating back to 1827. There have been numerous additions since then, but the front of the courthouse on Washington Avenue looks much the way it did almost 200 years ago. That presents both the beauty of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - During the Town Reorganization meeting, the Town Council nominated and unanimously elected Toshiba Foster as Morristown Council President for 2019 and Hiliari Davis was nominated and elected as council vice president.  Both women were issued the oath of office. "Thank you to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ- The Town of Morristown held a Town Council Meeting on January 8 and Mayor Tim Dougherty outlined the work that was accomplished in 2018 and highlighted projects that are moving forward in 2019. Dougherty first mentioned the acquisition of the additional 11 acres of open space at ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Residents and officials from all 39 towns are invited by the Morris Count Board of Freeholders to the special 2019 county budget input meeting on Tuesday January 15 from 6:30pm - 8pm. According to officials, the session is designed to let county residents and mayors and other ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany corporate park at 8 Wood Hollow Road is getting a new tenant, and most likely a weekly crowd, as Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill announced the opening of her Congressional office to that location. “An accessible, centrally-located district office is incredibly ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Government Reorganized for 2019 on Friday January 4th with the Swearing-in of Ann Grossi as County Clerk and Deborah Smith, John Krickus and Stephen Shaw as Freeholders. It is the second term for Ann Grossi, Deb Smith and John Krickus and a first term for former ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - Navy Veteran Mikie Sherrill took the oath of office on Thursday and joined the 116th Congress of the United States as the Representative for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. The district runs from Sparta in the west runs through Morris County and continues to Nutley on the ...

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Morris Township, NJ – Last night, two new members were sworn in to the Morris Township Committee, the five-member governing body of Morris Township. Jeff Grayzel and Mark Gyorfy took the oath of office for their three-year terms. The Township Committee then selected newly elected Committeeman Jeff ...

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TRENTON – The New Jersey Division of Taxation reminds taxpayers to take advantage of the New Jersey Tax Amnesty program as the January 15 deadline is fast approaching. Tax Amnesty provides individuals and businesses with the opportunity to pay back taxes or file past returns with no penalties and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Board of Freeholders will hold its reorganization meeting for 2019 on Friday, January 4 at 6 p.m. in Morristown. The meeting will be held in the public meeting room of the county's Administration and Records Building, located at 10 Court Street. There will be a ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - As reported earlier today, protestors arrived with a cake, derogatory gestures and a final chaotic scene when Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen moved out of his office yesterday, December 14th.  You can read full article here. It appears that two of the protestors, pictured in ...

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Fairfield, NJ -- Today Representative-Elect Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) named Ethan Saxon, a 12-year veteran of the legislative branch, as her Chief of Staff, senior campaign staff Kellie Doucette and Jill Hirsch as District Directors, and Jackie Burns as Communications Director. “We’re building a ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Friday December 14th was move out day for Congressman Frelinghuysen. As the final pieces of furniture and belongings came out of the Congressional office on Schuyler Place in Morristown, demonstrators entered the building.  Like most Fridays of the past two years, the day was ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The free parking season kicks off this week in Morristown. Now through Monday December 25, the Morristown Parking Authority, in partnership with the the Town of Morristown will be offering free two hours parking in downtown Morristown for the holiday season. "Come visit your ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Town of Morristown has announced that it is time to renew residential and hardship parking permits. Permits for the 2019 calendar year will begin on Monday December 17.  Current 2018 permits will expire on January 15, 2019. There are three ways to renew your parking ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey college students who are convicted of hazing would no longer be eligible to receive State financial aid, under new legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean. The bill was advanced today by the Senate Higher Education Committee. More than 200 students ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Motorists should be aware that Southeast Morris County MUA will be working on Market Street and South Street in Morristown on Tuesday December 11 &  Wednesday Dec. 12. On Tuesday Dec. 11, Market Street will be closed to vehicle traffic from Maple Avenue to West Park Place ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Parking Authority is offering FREE Parking on Saturdays and Sundays in December. Visitors coming to Morristown to shop, eat or participate in holiday activities are able to park, for free, in the Ann/Bank Garage on December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 & ...

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WASHINGTON, DC -  The United States of America will observe a National Day of Mourning on Wed. Dec. 5 to honor the 41st President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush.  In addition to all flags being flown a half staff, there will be closures in both government and the private ...

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President Donald J. Trump has declared Wednesday, Dec. 5, as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush. Some key U.S. Postal Service operations will be affected. A statement from the USPS® notes that regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County residents, 65 years of age or older or between the ages of 18-64 and receiving Social Security disability benefits are now able to apply for important benefits from NJSAVE with one application. Prior to this new, on-stop application, individuals had to fill out a ...

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TRENTON, NJ – No Ghost Guns. No 3-D Firearms. And no purchasing any component used in making either of these weapons. Legislation banning the manufacturing of any untraceable or covert firearm was approved 68-5-3 by the full Assembly and the Senate 31-0 Monday. The bill (A-3129)- sponsored by ...

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