Government Top Stories

June 4, 2020

TRENTON, NJ - In the wake of days of civil unrest across the nation, Gov. Phil Murphy addressed New Jersey's efforts by law enforcement at collaboration and trust-building with the public while also unveiling a new data point to bolster his decision to move the state farther along its path toward ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank council will have an online workshop conference meeting this Wednesday, June 3, 6:30pm. These workshop sessions have the borough’s department heads discuss ordinances/resolutions and other matters relating to Administration, Finance, Police, Engineering and Emergency ...

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RED BANK, NJ: Boaters, anglers, communities and aquatic life in New Jersey will reap benefits from grant funds, thanks to two U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service programs focusing on ensuring clean water and recreational access.  Funding to states under the Service’s ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy closed out his daily COVID-19 press conference on Friday with comments about the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer in Minneapolis kept his knee on Floyd's neck for almost nine minutes. "George Floyd should be alive today – ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The following is the 14th update from the Borough of Red Bank concerning the COVID-19 outbreak. The Borough of Red Bank Mayor & Council, Administration, Office of Emergency Management, Police Department and Fire Department continue to monitor the developing situation of the ...

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The Internal Revenue Service  announced today that later this summer taxpayers will for the first time be able to file their Form 1040-X, Amended U.S Individual Income Tax Return, electronically using available tax software products. Making the 1040-X an electronically filed form has been a goal ...

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RED BANK, NJ: Mayor Pat Menna opened last nights online council meeting with all members in attendance. The council voted to table a resolution for a settlement of a tax appeal on a property located at 170 Broad Street, occupied by Bank of America.  The total amount decreased for the assessment ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Class of 2020, grab your caps, gowns and get ready for the pomp and circumstance of a live graduation ceremony. Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press briefing today that outdoor graduation ceremonies adhering to appropriate health and safety guidelines can be held ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank council meeting will be held electronically this Wednesday, May 27, 6:30pm. Highlights of the agenda: Settlement of a tax appeal for Bank of America leased property located at 170 Broad Street.  If the resolution is agreed to, it will result in a decrease in the ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The Red Bank Parks and Recreation Department is requesting your help in providing food and basic household supplies for those in need. This drive will last until May 29th. Canned and boxed goods (non-perishable), food items are being requested.  Also requested is; toilet ...

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RED BANK, NJ: Please join us in celebrating our nation and honoring the fallen. The event will be a stay-at-home parade. We encourage families to celebrate from their homes, lawns and porches. The start time will be 12 noon and the route will cover many, but not all of our streets. To ...

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Memorial Day, initially referred to as Decoration Day, was observed by many communities after the Civil War, when the nation suffered more than 620,000 military deaths, roughly 2 percent of the total population at the time. John A. Logan, the Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Army of Republic, ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) announced Tuesday that workers who have exhausted their state unemployment benefits may now be eligible for an extension. The Department has begun notifying some workers already receiving benefits of a 13-week ...

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NEW JERSEY — In time for Memorial Day weekend, Gov. Phil Murphy lifted the 10-person outdoor limit on gatherings on Friday, now granting up to 25 to congregate — so long as they adhere to the proper COVID-19 safety protocols.  “So if you were looking forward to gathering with your neighbors for ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The head of the state's Department of Labor said Thursday that the measures enacted to slow the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 have resulted in the state’s unemployment numbers soaring to their highest recorded levels. Robert Asaro-Angelo said that the state’s unemployment rate ...

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RED BANK, NJ: Borough of Red Bank officials eagerly await the cautious and gradual reopening of our State as part of Governor Murphy’s "Road Back" plan.   Stage 2, the next stage, includes expanded retail and outdoor dining, which the Governor suggested could return in "a matter of weeks."  With ...

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RED BANK, NJ: On May 13, 2020, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order #142 permitting resumption of non-essential construction, curbside pickup at non-essential retail businesses, and gatherings in cars effective Monday, May 18, 2020.   In an effort to assist with the implementation of the ...

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(TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services has received more than $2.8 million in federal funding to support behavioral health services during the COVID-19 crisis. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The following is the 13th update from the Borough of Red Bank concerning the COVID-19 outbreak. The Borough of Red Bank Mayor & Council, Administration, Office of Emergency Management, Police Department and Fire Department continue to monitor the developing situation of the ...

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NEW JERSEY — While referencing “Jersey Girl” — in which Bruce Springsteen ruminates over everything being alright at the shore — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday that all public and private beaches in the state will re-open in time for Memorial Day weekend. Starting May 22, more than 120 ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy significant drop in daily deaths, cases, hospitalizations, ICU and ventilator patients, at his daily press conference in Trenton on Wednesday . According to the governor: New hospitalizations are down two-thirds from the peak. Total hospitalizations are ...

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RED BANK, NJ: In addition to implementing the improvements recommended by a Management Enhancement Review performed by third-party professional consulting firm Government Strategy Group, the Borough of Red Bank continues to seek operational efficiencies and reduce unnecessary expenses for the ...

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NEW JERSEY - On Wednesday, Governor Murphy signed an Executive Order permitting curbside pickup at non-essential businesses. According to the order, "permitting curbside pickup at non-essential retail businesses is reasonable in that it avoids unnecessary contact between customers and staff in ...

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RED BANK, NJ: The Borough of Red Bank is hosting an electronic information session on Monday, May 18, 2020 at 9:30am. for restaurants and retail businesses to clarify the evolving guidelines and restrictions in light of the pandemic.   On Wednesday, May 13, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy signed ...

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RED BANK, NJ: Referring to borough Business Administrator Ziad "Z" Shehady, “It is my opinion that this is a retaliatory act to slight the unions because of their earlier grievances,” said councilman Ed Zipprich. And that began the start of a contentious meeting initiated with the public ...

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