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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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NEW JERSEY -- Touting the benefits of vaccination in curbing the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy at his press briefing today said that he anticipates that the CDC and the FDA will give the green light to Pfizer’s emergency use authorization application to vaccinate adolescents between the ages ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley residents launched a petition this week in opposition to Ordinance No. 3473 which prohibits cannabis businesses from operating in the township. The ordinance was introduced at the May 4, 2021 Township of Nutley Board of Commissioners open public meeting. It has been described by ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ  – Science in Donation, a non-profit organization devoted to supporting, educating, and advocating on behalf of the interests or members of the donation and transplant communities, is celebrating Governor Phil Murphy’s signing of a new law that prohibits insurance discrimination ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — The Township of Nutley Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday evening, May 4 on the introduction to Ordinance No. 3473 prohibiting the operation of any class of cannabis businesses within the township. On Feb. 22, 2021, Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law the use of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The full text of Township of Nutley Ordinance No. 3473 follows: AN ORDINANCE BY THE TOWNSHIP OF NUTLEY IN ESSEX COUNTY, NEW JERSEY PROHIBITING THE OPERATION OF ANY CLASS OF CANNABIS BUSINESSES WITHIN ITS GEOGRAPHICAL BOUNDARIES AND AMENDING CHAPTER 700 OF THE TOWNSHIP OF NUTLEY’S ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Board of Commissiners of the Township of Nutley are scheduled to introduce an ordinance at the May 4, 2021 open public meeting prohibiting the operation of any class of cannabis businesses in the township. Shortly after the agenda item was made public, the community responded.

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TRENTON, NJ -- With COVID-19 numbers trending decisively in the right direction and New Jersey progressing toward its adult-age vaccination goals, Gov. Murphy on Monday announced an additional easing of restrictions, including a removal of all percentage capacity limits for indoor and outdoor ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy delivered a double-dose of reopening news, announcing that seating at bars and restaurant buffets will return on May 7, and all outdoor gathering limits and indoor capacity caps on most businesses will be lifted on May 19. However, he made it clear that social ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — The Board of Commissioners of the Township of Nutley will introduce an ordinance at the Tues. May 4, 2021 open public meeting to prohibit cannabis based businesses from operating in the community. A separate agenda item states that the township “acknowledges and accepts the Plan of ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy recognized May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in a statement issued May 1.  Official recognition of May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month has been a part of the American tradition for more than 40 years. The idea of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — A resident questioned Ciccolini and Diamond Springs properties and a resolution passed to match funding by 50 percent to Nutley Library’s HVAC replacement during the Tuesday, April 20 Nutley Board of Commissioners public meeting. Announcements Public Works Commissioner ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Board of Commissioners declared May as Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month “Stop AAPI Hate: Solidarity, Community, and Celebration” during the Tuesday, April 20 Board of Commissioners public meeting. The commissioners released a joint statement on the township website ...

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New York State will lose one of its 27 congressional districts as part of a reapportionment plan released Monday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The number of congressional seats in each state are adjusted every 10 years based on population figures in the census. According to the plan released by ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans introduced the 2021 municipal budget with a PowerPoint presentation during the Tuesday, April 6 Board of Commissioners public meeting. The township’s proposed budget is accessible on the township website nutleynj.org.  The budget ...

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Datasets from the 2020 U.S. Census Bureau were released Monday, indicating the resident U.S. population on April 1, 2020, was 331,449,281, up 22,703,743 from 308,745,538 ten years earlier; the number represents the total number of people residing in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The ...

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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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Special to TAPinto. 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. NJ SPOTLIGHT-- The head of the state agency that handles unemployment ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy signed bill A5405, which will direct $10 million from the Coronavirus Relief Fund established under the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture. This funding will be distributed to seven New ...

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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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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Commissioners announced the Washington Avenue Roadway Improvement Project during the Tuesday, April 6 public meeting. COVID-19 overtime in the Department of Public Safety for the March 19 Payroll is $5,683.18. Revenue and Finance Commissioner ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Commissioners passed a resolution announcing the township’s joining in the nationwide Distracted Driving 2021 Crackdown campaign “U Drive. U Text. U Pay” from April 1 to 30 during the Tuesday, April 6 public meeting. Resolution No. 85-21 was approved recognizing ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Board of Commissioners of the Township of Nutley issued a formal statement on April 19, 2021 condemning the growth of discrimination against the AAPI (Asian-Americans-Pacific Islanders) community in the township.  The joint statement of the Nutley Board of Commissioners ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The Department of Human Services announced 231,000 New Jersey households who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) have received extra benefits under a new federal policy. Human Services has been providing NJ SNAP households ...

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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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Child care providers in Newark and throughout the state can apply for grants under legislation signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy. The legislation, sponsored by state Sen. M. Teresa Ruiz, provides $10 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid for child care providers in need. “Child care ...

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Legislation is Part of a $100 Million Relief Package for New Jersey Small Businesses LONG BRANCH, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law S-3521, which provides $15 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid for arts and cultural venues throughout New Jersey. The bill – sponsored by Senators Joseph ...

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Those questions top latest legislative hearing on Murphy budget plan. Special to TAPinto.net. 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, ...

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Now looking at a $6 billion surplus, state treasurer tells lawmakers it was right to borrow $4 billion amid fears of COVID-19 collapse. 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 ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A quick look at a map shows that most of New Jersey's highly trafficked train lines lead to Newark. Recognizing this fact, Governor Phil Murphy came to Newark to say that he believes federal funds will soon be flowing to the Garden State through President Joe Biden's proposed $2 ...

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