Press Releases

April 30, 2020

OLD BRIDGE, NJ –  – To safeguard supporters, Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation has moved its annual reception to a virtual fundraising event. In lieu of the planned reception, the foundation will host a program that donors can stream live to continue to raise funds for the ...

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(TRENTON) – Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson and Children and Families Commissioner Christine Beyer today announced the state will continue to help pay for child care for essential employees as defined in Executive Order 110 through at least the end of May. The Murphy Administration is ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson and Children and Families Commissioner Christine Beyer today announced the state will continue to help pay for child care for essential employees as defined in Executive Order 110 through at least the end of May. The Murphy Administration ...

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  TRENTON, NJ – The Murphy Administration today announced $24 million in state and federal resources for temporary wage increases for the direct support professionals who care for adult individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in group homes and supervised apartments - ...

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TRENTON, NJ - State Sen. Kip Bateman (R-16) has reiterated his call to re-open New Jersey parks and golf courses which have been closed to the public as part of Gov. Phil Murphy's strategy to minimize personal contact and minimize the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). “It’s no secret that ...

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Many NJ SNAP Recipients Will Receive Enhanced Benefits (TRENTON) – Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive additional benefits in May to help address critical food needs related to the COVID-19 ...

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WEST WINDSOR, N.J. – The transition of education instruction to online and remote platforms has been challenging for students and instructors alike, but particularly for traditional hands-on instruction, like physical fitness.  But that hasn’t stopped one Mercer County Community College (MCCC) ...

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The IRS is issuing Economic Impact Payments. These payments are being issued automatically for most individuals. However, some people who don't usually file a tax return will need to submit basic information to the IRS to receive their payment. Questions? The IRS is regularly updating the ...

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WEST WINDSOR – Mercer County Community College (MCCC) is ready to begin the process of distributing more than $1.9 million in direct aid to students, made available through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. “We have been anxiously awaiting the funds from the ...

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EWING, NJ– In a letter sent today to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) insisted that further COVID-19 relief packages expand the definition of essential workers to include warehouse, sanitation, transportation, nursing home, ...

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The Internal Revenue Service, working in partnership with the Treasury Department and the Department of Veterans Affairs, announced today that recipients of VA benefits will automatically receive automatic Economic Impact Payments. Veterans and their beneficiaries who receive Compensation and ...

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Suydam Farms is opening for the season beginning Saturday, April 25th! The greenhouse will be open every Saturday & Sunday 8am to 5pm. Offerings will include vegetable plants, flowering plants, herbs, farm fresh eggs, fresh bacon, sausage, and more! Bring the kids for an educational ...

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As Earth Day approaches, we have all been made aware of our critical goal to address the wellness of all humans, as well as animals and the environment, by keeping our communities and our globe a safe place to live. This concept is best described through the One Health initiative. Because of the ...

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WEST WINDSOR – In an ongoing effort to support and engage students during this time of social distancing and isolation, Mercer County Community College (MCCC) hopes to ease the transition with a series of virtual seminars to address issues of stress, anxiety, and time management in a remote ...

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Employed full or part time? Unemployed? A temporary or gig worker? Retired or disabled? Receive public benefits? Have no income? Most U.S. residents – under certain income levels - will receive the Economic Impact Payment if they are not claimed as a dependent of another taxpayer and have a Social ...

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Please join nationally recognized small business expert Mike Blinder, owner of Editor & Publisher Magazine, and author of "Survival Selling Even in the Toughest of Times," for a free online webinar on how your business can weather these difficult economic times and prosper afterwards.  Mike ...

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WEST WINDSOR – To help students and their families under financial strain due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mercer County Community College (MCCC) Board of Trustees has approved a 20 percent reduction in tuition for all summer 2020 classes. “We know the COVID crisis has hit families hard, and it ...

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IRS.gov feature helps people who normally don’t file get payments; second tool next week provides taxpayers with payment delivery date and provide direct deposit information To help millions of people, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today launched a new web tool ...

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The Internal Revenue Service today reminds taxpayers and tax professionals to use electronic options to support social distancing and speed the processing of tax returns, refunds and payments. To protect the public and employees, and in compliance with orders of local health authorities around ...

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WASHINGTON — To help taxpayers, the Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announced today that Notice 2020-23 extends additional key tax deadlines for individuals and businesses. Last month, the IRS announced that taxpayers generally have until July 15, 2020, to file and pay ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The Department of Human Services is taking action to support the more than 1.6 million New Jerseyans who receive health care coverage through NJ FamilyCare – the collective name for NJ Medicaid and the NJ Children’s Health Insurance Program – and to ensure new applications are ...

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that Social Security beneficiaries who are not typically required to file tax returns will not need to file an abbreviated tax return to receive an Economic Impact Payment. Instead, payments will be ...

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