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Hate Crime in Jersey City

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports - Today, Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin released the following statements in response to the investigation following this week’s hate crime in Jersey City:  “It now appears from law enforcement that the events that terrorized Jersey City on Tuesday were fueled by hate. The murder of innocent civilians because of their…
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Man Made & Natural Disasters

An attack against all nine million of us who are proud to call ourselves New Jerseyans

Jersey City, NJ: Gov Murphy speaks regarding Jersey City Attack. An attack against our Jewish community – whether it be here in Jersey City, or anywhere in our state – is an attack against all nine million of us who are proud to call ourselves New Jerseyans. We all awoke with hearts heavy for the victims and families impacted by what occurred yesterday in Jersey City – for the family…
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Gov Murphy thanks President Donald Trump for Swift Federal Response to Jersey City

Readout of Call Between Governor Murphy and President Trump. Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports - At approximately 10:45 , Governor Murphy spoke with President Trump about yesterday’s shootings in Jersey City. Governor Murphy thanked the President for the swift response of the federal government, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). The President offered continued assistance to the…
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4 Killed in Jersey City Shooting

" Jersey City is a strong and resilient community. " Gov Murphy. Jersey City, NJ: NJ Governor Phil Murphy reports - We’re devastated by today’s mass shooting in Jersey City. There are days that require us to stop and think about what it means to put on a uniform every day. Today is one of those days. To the men and women of the Jersey City Police, New Jersey State Police,…
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Union Holds Picket Party Boycotting Campus Wide Holiday Party

New Jersey Strong news - Ewing, NJ: AFT reports - On December 9 th members of TCNJ AFT Local 2364 faculty, professional staff and librarians boycotted the College President’s campus wide holiday party and had a Picket Party instead. The union members braved the rain to protest their continuing lack of a contract. The bargaining unit has been without a contract since July 1 and the only negotiation planned for…
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Awareness

State Worker Pay Now Tops $ 32 Million for one Knight

Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University - Gov Murphy: "It’s time once again to reignite Scarlet Knight pride. This is a truly unifying moment for the state of New Jersey. Strong in-state recruiting was Coach Schiano's hallmark, and it will be again." Governor Phil Murphy attends a press conference welcoming coach Greg Schiano back to Rutgers Football at Hale Center in Piscataway on December 4, 2019. (Governor’s Office) Schiano has been awarded…
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Baby Powder Asbestos Contamination – Mine and Manufacturing Supply Chain Ruled Out as Root Cause by JnJ. Portable air conditioner in test lab was found contaminated with asbestos.

Trainloads of Talc from the Imery's Talc Mine in Ludlow Vermont produce a constant supply. New Jersey Strong news - New Brunswick,NJ: JnJ reports 15 New Tests from the Same Bottle of Johnson’s Baby Powder Previously Tested by FDA Find No 60 New Tests of the Recalled Lot Conducted by Two Third-Party Laboratories Find No Asbestos Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (the Company) today announced that 15 new tests from…
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Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

HAMILTON, NJ: NJOHSP reports – As holiday shopping begins, the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) and the New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) remind all New Jersey residents, visitors, organizations, and businesses of the various resources available for a safe and secure holiday season. “Whether you are shopping online or at brick and mortar stores, I strongly encourage taking the necessary precautions to stay…
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Nation

Military Veterans Honored

New Jersey Strong news - Wrightstown, NJ: New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs reports - Members of the Honor Guard present American flags to the official party during the 33rd NJMOH ceremony at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Wrightstown, , Nov. 21, 2019. The cremains of World War I Army veteran Thomas G. Dockendorff, World War I Army Air Corps veteran Clark C.…
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New Jersey Higher Ed Union Teachers Rally for State Contract at TCNJ

Ewing, NJ: AFT Union teachers rally outside of Green Hall at The College of New Jersey for a fair state contract. Watch news video: Ewing, NJ: AFT reports - On November 20 th , The College of New Jersey AFT Local joined the eight other state colleges in a Day of Action to protest the lack of a contract since July 1, 2019. This is the third time in eight…
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Atlantic Strong Offshore Wind Generators Ordered

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Increase Offshore Wind Goal to 7,500 Megawatts by 2035 Executive Order More than Doubles New Jersey’s Offshore Wind Goal, Promotes Renewable Energy Generation with Potential to Create Thousands of Jobs. Office of the Governor reports JERSEY CITY – Governor Phil Murphy, alongside First Lady Tammy Murphy and former Vice President Al Gore at the Liberty Science Center, today signed Executive Order No. 92, raising New…
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EVENTS

Red White and Blue decorate the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Mementos left in front of a black granite panel, part of the wall that lists all New Jersey service members who died in Vietnam at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Holmdel, , Nov. 11, 2019. Veterans Day celebrates and honors America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. (New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs photo by…
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High School Innovators to Participate in Upcoming 2020 Girls Go CyberStart Competition

TRENTON, NJ: NJOHSP reports – Today, Governor Philip D. Murphy urged New Jersey’s high school girls to participate in the 2020 Girls Go CyberStart challenge, a skills-based competition designed to encourage high school girls to pursue cyber-based learning and career opportunities. This innovative program created by the SANS Institute inspires the next generation of cybersecurity professionals and recognizes talented youth in New Jersey through a series of online challenges and…
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On Sandy Anniversary Labor, Environmental Groups Warn State Officials of Toxic Threat. Seven years after Sandy, are we better prepared for a chemical spill, fire or explosion if a superstorm hits?

New Jersey Strong news Trenton, NJ: New Jersey Work Environmental Council (WEC) reports Labor, environmental and community organizations are urging state leaders to plan for toxic chemical spills and other emergencies associated with natural disasters to mark the seventh anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. The worst natural disaster in New Jersey history, Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc for millions and devastated record numbers of homes, businesses and schools.  Researchers are still evaluating…
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DAM Protest – Park Neighbors Rally to Stop Green Acres Overdevelopment

Hamilton, NJ: Friends of Dam Site 21 hold rally to stop over development of Mercer County Park system Watch Video: Hamilton, NJ: Friends of Dam 21 reports - Dam Site 21 was constructed in the 80’s as a flood control project. Upon completion it was turned over to Mercer County. You may know it as the “sledding hill” on Hughes Drive. About half of the area is located in Hamilton…
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FDA FINDS – Chrysotile Asbestos Contamination in Baby Powder. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. to Voluntarily Recall A Single Lot of Johnson’s Baby Powder in The United States

NTSE: JNJ Closes down % to $ NEW JERSEY STRONG news - NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ: JnJ .com reports Company is Acting Out of an Abundance of Caution Out of an abundance of caution, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (JJCI) announced that it is initiating a voluntary recall in the United States of a single lot of its Johnson’s Baby Powder in response to a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) test…
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