Government

May 7, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Township Mayor and Council held a Regular Meeting on May 6 during which the importance of gun violence awareness was addressed, announcements about the township’s Fourth of July Freedom Festival were made and plans and funds for various town wide projects were ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Township Mayor and Council held a Regular Meeting on April 22nd, 2021 during which time a COVID-19 update was provided, the proposed 2021 budget was discussed and multiple resolutions were proposed and approved.  Township Manager Stephen Mountain then gave his ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Township Cannabis Subcommittee will be Holding the First of Two Public Forums on Wednesday, April 28 to Collect Input from Residents and Business Owners on the Local Action the Township Council Must Consider Regarding Permitting or Not Permitting Cannabis ...

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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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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy proudly announced that 4,030,061 vaccinations have been administered throughout the state and that 1,473,409 New Jerseyans are fully vaccinated during press briefing today where he also reported a list of updates to citizens about the State’s evolving COVID-19 ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday announced that the NJ Dept. of Health has revised its guidance for local health departments on K-12 in-class operations.  The governor said that if masking and frequent hand-washing can be maintained by students and educators and support staff in a ...

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RANDOLPH TWP– Randolph Township held a regular Mayor and Council meeting on March 18 during which time a COVID-19 update was presented, the 2021 Municipal Budget was discussed and a number of ordinances and resolutions were approved, including one that pushed for reconsideration of the new ...

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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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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Township Council held a regular meeting on March 4 during which unfounded allegations were made against Mayor Forstenhausler, community members voiced their concerns about impending affordable housing projects and an update was presented on the state of the township ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner says their office has learned of residents canceling their two-shot Moderna or Pfizer vaccine appointments in order to stand by for a Johnson & Johnson shot, which requires just one shot. Commissioner Judy Persichilli advised ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Anyone planning a wedding can expand the guest list now, following Gov. Phil Murphy's COVID press briefing in Trenton on Wednesday, when he announced that wedding receptions may proceed at 35% of a venue’s indoor capacity (up to 150 persons) and up to 150 people outdoors. Indoor ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy delivered his annual budget address on Tuesday by outlining a Fiscal Year 2022 Budget (FY2022) that includes investments to help New Jersey emerge from the pandemic stronger, fairer, and more resilient. The governor said that he was proud to unveil this budget, ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy provided during his COVID press briefing on Wednesday some positive news about testing sites and vaccinations. He said the 1,758,979 total vaccine doses (1,192,364 first doses, and 566,441 second doses) have been administered as of this morning.  He also was proud ...

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Gov. Announces Two Initiatives: Opportunity Meets Innovation Challenge Grants ($28.5 Million) and Hunger-Free Campus Grant Program ($1 Million) TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy and Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Brian Bridges announced that $29.5 million in federal funding will be available to New ...

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NEW JERSEY — Around midday Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy signed three bills to legalize recreational marijuana-use and establish a regulated cannabis market within the next six months. The legislation will allow for adults to legally possess as much as six ounces of marijuana and mean relief for ...

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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. NJ SPOTLIGHT-- Ever since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Phil ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced today that a total of 1,244,224 vaccine doses have been administered in New Jersey as of mid-morning Friday. Of those vaccinations, 933,160 were first doses and 310,529 second doses. "At the rate that we are going at the moment, roughly 30,000 first doses ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday during a press briefing via ZOOM that 1,138,757 vaccine doses have now been administered statewide: 875,424 first doses and 263,196 second doses and that he is expecting increasing deliveries of vaccines from the federal government for our mega-sites ...

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After months of restrictions, restaurants, bars, and other businesses can increase capacity TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Wednesday that he is easing regulations on indoor gatherings at restaurants, bars, gyms, personal care businesses, and religious ceremonies. They will now be ...

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NEW JERSEY — As the snowstorm continues to bear down on New Jersey, with the Northern parts taking the brunt, Gov. Phil Murphy urged residents Monday morning to stay home and off the roads. “We are now about to enter the teeth, the worst of the storm. It's going to be really bad for the next 12 ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy reported at his COVID-19 press briefing that 642,613 vaccinations have been made statewide as of today. Right now, more than 2 million people are pre-registered for the vaccine, but the state will only get about 130,000 doses a week. "We still have a supply-demand ...

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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. New Jersey officials have conceded there is a disconnect between the ...

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January 19, 2021 – Randolph Township shared the following statements :  The DISC would like to issue a statement denouncing the attack on the capitol building and update the community regarding the length of time necessary to issue a final report. The Randolph Diversity and Inclusion Steering ...

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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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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy and the NJ Department of Health are taking heat for putting smokers in the 1B category for people registering to receive the coronavirus vaccine.  On Wednesday, the governor announced that all residents over age 65, not just those in long-term care facilities, ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Individuals ages 65 years and older and those between the ages of 16-64 with medical conditions (defined by the CDC) that increase the risk of severe illness from the virus are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination beginning Thursday, Jan. 14, according to Gov. Phil Murphy, who ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Virtual video conferences and meetings are everywhere these days due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, and the Randolph Township Council Reorganization meeting for 2021 was no different.  Held on Thursday Jan. 7, many topics were covered, including the appointing of the new Mayor Mark ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy mourned the death of New Jersey native Brian Sicknick - a Capitol Hill police officer who was killed during Wednesday's attack on the US Capitol by a mob of Donald Trump supporters - during his visit to the Historic Somerset County Courthouse Friday where he swore ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy today during his COVID-19 press briefing announced that nearly half a million New Jersey residents have pre-registered to receive the coronavirus vaccine and that additional vaccine distribution centers will open. He also made a plea for retired health care ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy began his Wednesday COVID-19 briefing with information for the mental health of frontline medical workers and first responders. He announced that the state had a number of resources available to address the emotional and mental health of these individuals who have ...

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