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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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Mental Health Addictions – Gambling: State Health Mental & Addiction Services Seeks to Expand Services.

Trenton, NJ: The goal of treatment for gambling disorder is to change unhealthy gambling behaviors, to help manage gambling urges, and to solve financial, work, and relationship problems that are caused by the addiction. Gambling may be classified into four categories: • Recreational Gambling (non-problem) • At Risk Gambling (moderate risk) • Problem Gambling (high risk) • Disordered Gambling (meets DSM 5 diagnostic criteria) Share More:     
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New Summer Initiative to Keep Shore Communities Protected

Trenton, NJ -  With the unofficial start of summer less than a week away, the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) has announced a new summer initiative designed to keep New Jersey’s residents safe this season. NJOHSP’s “Secure the Shore” Initiative is a specialized subsection of the State’s larger, year-round “See Something, Say Something” campaign that encourages the reporting of suspicious activity. Through suspicious activity awareness, reporting,…
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New Brunswick to HUB New Center for Innovation and Research

Governor Phil Murphy announces the creation of “The Hub”, a new innovation and research center in New Brunswick, NJ on March 19, 2018. OIT/Governor's Office. New Brunswick, NJ:  - Governor Phil Murphy today outlined his vision for the Hub, a pivotal redevelopment site in downtown New Brunswick that will support New Jersey’s economic future as the state’s home for research and start-up incubation. The site, owned by the city of…
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