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Coronavirus Pandemic – Department of Education Issues Guidance Allowing Parents to Choose All-Remote Learning for Their Children

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Office of the Governor reports The New Jersey Department of Education today issued clarifying guidance to allow parents to select fulltime remote learning for their children in the 2020-2021 school ; Released last month, the Department’s guidance document, “The Road Back: Restart and Recovery Plan for Education,” emphasized that schools should prepared plans to open in some capacity for in-person instruction for…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Requiring Individuals to Wear Masks in Outdoor Public Spaces When They Cannot Social Distance

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 163, which requires individuals to wear face coverings in outdoor public spaces when it is not practicable to socially distance and keep a six-foot distance from others, excluding immediate family members, caretakers, household members, or romantic partners, except where doing so would inhibit that individual’s health, where the individual is…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – FDA Approves Rutgers First At-Home Saliva Collection Test for Coronavirus

Emergency authorization granted to pioneering Rutgers lab and collaborators New Jersey Strong news - New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University reports Rutgers’ RUCDR Infinite Biologics received an amended emergency use authorization from the FDA late Thursday for the first SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus test that will allow people to collect their own saliva at home and send to a lab for decision follows the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s recent emergency approval to RUCDR Infinite…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Rutgers University Supplies Hospitals With Innovative PPE

Schools across the university are collaborating to create face shields and intubation boxes New Jersey Strong news - New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Cynthia Medina reports Faculty, students and staff across Rutgers are coming together to produce face shields and intubation boxes with off-the-shelf materials to help relieve the PPE shortage at area hospitals as a worldwide shortage of such lifesaving equipment ; In the largest universitywide initiative to protect frontline…
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NJ Dept of Education Prepares Schools for Public Health Closures Due to COVID-19

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Office of the Governor reports The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) this week announced that it has issued guidance to school districts related to the current outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). While the risk of exposure to COVID-19 in New Jersey remains low, the NJDOE has issued guidance to increase flexibility for districts to provide home instruction in the event of mandated public…
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President Trump Diplomatic Signing of Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020

US STRONG news – Washington, DC: The White House reports President Trump Signs the Congressional Funding Bill for Coronavirus Response President Donald J. Trump, joined by Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, takes questions from the press following the signing of the congressional funding bill for coronavirus response Friday, March 6, 2020, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)…
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Interfaith roundtable at Jersey City

Jersey City, NJ: Office of the Governor reports - Governor Murphy hosted an interfaith roundtable in Jersey City with Senator Bob Menendez, Congressman Bill Pascrell, Congressman Albio Sires, Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver, Mayor Steven Fulop, and community leaders from many faiths and communities. "We are in the most diverse American state, we are in the most diverse county in the most diverse American state, and we are in the most…
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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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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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State Attorney General Directs NJ Judges to Amend Rights of Risky Gun Owners.

Will allow an officer to initiate a streamlined process for removing a firearm from an individual who poses a threat to themselves or the public. NEW JERSEY STRONG news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Office of the Attorney General Peter Aseltine reports AG Grewal Issues First-In-The-Nation Statewide Directive to Enforce New Jersey’s “Extreme Risk” Gun Safety Law. AG Directive Requires and Empowers Law Enforcement Officers to Take Action to Protect Individuals…
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DEP aware of residents living in a toxic environment around wind turbines. Supreme Court Shuts Down Turbines in MA

BOSTON STRONG news - Massachusetts Supreme Court has shut down both Falmouth wind turbines as they are a nuisance. Town Had Been Warned Prior To Construction. Massachusetts Department of Environment Protection since 2008 has acted as the architect of publicly funded wind turbines. Ignored Health. PATCH reports By Frank Haggerty, Patch Contributor -The Massachusetts Department of Environment Protection since 2008 has acted as the architect of publicly funded wind turbines.…
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Industrial Opioid Disaster – State Distributes Opioid Overdose reversal drug Narcan at Select Pharmacys

State Health gives away Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug Narcan. Here is how to deploy the Lifesaving Drug. Walgreen's Pharmacist Chirag Patel demonstrates. WATCH GreenCrossStrong Video on Channel. New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: As part of Governor Murphy’s initiative to combat the opioid crisis, New Jerseyans were able to visit participating pharmacies and anonymously obtain naloxone at no cost. Find More:
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NEW JERSEY STRONG INNOVATION – 13 New Jersey Teams Selected for the National Championship Round of Girls Go CyberStart

New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness REPORTS - LINCROFT, NJ — On June 13, the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) hosted the Girls Go CyberStart Luncheon Awards at Brookdale Community College to honor the New Jersey teams chosen for the Girls Go CyberStart Championship Finals. For the second straight year, NJOHSP partnered with the SANS Institute in an initiative that provides girls the opportunity to learn cybersecurity skills,…
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Innovative Cybersecurity Competition Opens to NJ High School and College Students

TRENTON, NJ — On February 19, Governor Philip D. Murphy encouraged young women in New Jersey’s high schools to take advantage of an opportunity to explore their aptitude for cybersecurity and computer science by trying to solve the challenges of the 2019 Girls Go CyberStart program. Previous knowledge and experience in information technology or cybersecurity are not needed to participate. A computer and internet connection are the only requirements to take…
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PSE&G Becomes First Utility to Meet Department of Homeland Security Anti-Terrorism Standards

New Jersey Strong. com NEWS - (Aug. 20, 2018 ─ Newark, ) ─ PSE&G is the first public utility in the United States to obtain SAFETY Act liability protections from the Department of Homeland Security for the deployment of physical security measures that are designed to detect, deter and recover from acts of terrorism. The protections cover the PSEG Holistic Security Model, a customized anti-terrorism program that is designed to…
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New Jersey Celebrates National Night Out

Robbinsville, NJ: Attorney General Gurbir Grewal joined Mercer County Prosecutor's Office, Prosecutor Angelo Onofri (L),  and Robbinsville Township Police Department at Trenton's and Robbinsville National Night Out. It was a wonderful evening celebrated by all. #NationalNightOut Share More: ;hc_ref=ARSNjuQfjW8xwWn3gKU2qxyDKOJeMm-DUweM-kKQDPe5JCkw-WDiWYvgy71-3bs3F9A  
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INNOVATION – PRINCETON Governor Murphy Announces Tools to Spur Innovation and Growth of High-Tech Firms

WATCH Princeton Strong Video. PRINCETON, NJ – Story via Gov Office - Governor Phil Murphy today announced two important tools – the Incubator and Collaborative Workspace Rent Initiative (ICWRI) and a modernized Research and Development (R&D) tax credit –  to support new and established high-tech companies in growing the Garden State’s Innovation Economy. The Governor made the announcement during a visit to Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs. “Both of these initiatives will…
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