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Coronavirus Pandemic – Travel Ban to NJ, NY, and RI Unless You Self Isolate for 14 Days Upon Arrival

New Jersey Strong news -Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information Center reports Quarantine Advisory Issued for Individuals Traveling to New Jersey from 16 States Sixteen States Include Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy encourages people to continue wearing face masks while in public during the Covid-19 daily news briefing at the War Memorial…
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State Ratification of Agreement with Communications Workers of America

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports Statement by Governor Murphy - “I am pleased to announce that the Communications Workers of America has ratified an agreement with the State that will save over $100 million through employee furloughs and by deferring cost-of-living adjustments for employees. As we face the unique and unparalleled challenges created by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this agreement will provide critical…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – State Reopening Reversal as COVID-19 Disease Inside Restaurant Dining Banned due to Mask and Density Violations

"The carelessness of one establishment can completely undo the good work of many others. We will not tolerate outlier bars and restaurants – and, frankly, patrons – who think the rules don’t apply to them. They are the ones who ruin it for everyone else." Gov Phil Murphy fb New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information Center reports
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Amazon Truck Crashes into Family Car Killing 1 Year Old Baby on NJ Turnpike

New Jersey Strong news - Cranbury, NJ: Mid Jersey News Dennis Symons reports CRANBURY, NJ (MIDDLESEX COUNTY) Preliminary reports by NJSP are that a Toyota Camry and Volvo tractor trailer were traveling southbound on the New Jersey Turnpike in the area of mile marker 69 when the Volvo struck the rear of the Toyota. Share More:
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Coronavirus Pandemic – CDC Advises Lowest Risk Academic Behavior is Virtual-only Learning

US STRONG news – Atlanta, GA: The Center for Disease Control reports The more an individual interacts with others, and the longer that interaction, the higher the risk of COVID-19 spread. The risk of COVID-19 spread increases in IHE non-residential and residential (, on-campus housing) settings as follows: Lowest Risk: Faculty and students engage in virtual-only learning options, activities, and events. Lowest Risk: Residence halls are closed, where feasible. Behaviors that Reduce…
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President Trump Funds NJ Portal North Bridge Project with $766.5 million

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports06/19/2020 Statement by Governor Murphy on Portal North Bridge Funding. 06/19/2020 “The Federal Transit Administration has committed to authorizing entry into the engineering phase and accelerating federal funding in the amount of $ million for the Portal North Bridge, a huge win for New Jersey, the region, and the national economy. Since taking office, one of my top priorities…
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“Why Black Lives Matter in New Jersey”

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports. June 19, 2020. Remarks as Prepared for Delivery. Governor Murphy:Good afternoon, everyone! First, I want to give Glory and Honor to God for allowing me to be here ; To my Friend Reverend John Taylor, I give greetings to you and the First Lady, and to the Deacons, Trustees, Officers, members, and friends and family of Friendship Baptist…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – State Sues Asbury Park for Disregarding Governor Murphy’s Executive Orders

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information Center reports Governor Phil Murphy: Good afternoon I'm joined by the woman to my right, the woman who needs no introduction, the Commissioner the Department of Health Judy Persichilli. To her right another familiar face the Department of Health's Communicable Disease Service Medical Director, Dr. Ed Lifshitz, good to have you both. As always, the guy to my left who needs…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – City Council Announces ReOPEN Asbury Park: Business & Community Recovery Strategy Plan Could be Considered in Violation of Governor Murphy’s Executive Orders

New Jersey Strong news - from affiliate Asbury Park Strong news – Asbury Park, NJ: City of Asbury Park reports Based on guidance from the State of New Jersey, City Council, with input from City staff, the Asbury Park Business Committee and the Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce, has developed a comprehensive business and community recovery strategy plan to reopen Asbury Park during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ReOPEN Asbury Park: Business & Community Recovery Strategy plan, which was announced…
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No Justice No Peace, I Can’t Breathe, Black Lives Matter. Protests Violate Large Gatherings Executive Order During Coronavirus Pandemic

New Jersey Strong news - Westfield, NJ: Office of the Governor reports BLM protest in Westfield, New Jersey on Sunday, June 7, 2020 (Edwin J. Torres/ NJ Governor’s Office). Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy join BLM protest in Westfield, New Jersey on Sunday, June 7, 2020 (Edwin J. Torres/ NJ Governor’s Office).
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NJ Protests to End Racism Fail 6 Foot Coronavirus Pandemic Social Distancing Protocol

New Jersey Strong news - Hillside, NJ: Office of the Governor reports BLM protest in Hillside, New Jersey on Sunday, June 7, 2020 (Edwin J. Torres/ NJ Governor’s Office). BLM protest in Hillside, New Jersey on Sunday, June 7, 2020 (Edwin J. Torres/ NJ Governor’s Office). BLM protest in Hillside, New Jersey on Sunday, June 7, 2020 (Edwin J. Torres/ NJ Governor’s Office).
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NJ March to End Racism

New Jersey Strong news - Hillside, NJ: Office of the Governor reports Governor, First Lady and Josh Murphy join BLM protest in Hillside, New Jersey on Sunday, June 7, 2020 (Edwin J. Torres/ NJ Governor’s Office). BLM protest in Westfield, New Jersey on Sunday, June 7, 2020 (Edwin J. Torres/ NJ Governor’s Office). BLM protest in Hillside, New Jersey on Sunday, June 7, 2020 (Edwin J. Torres/ NJ Governor’s Office).…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – 4,400+ NJ Long Term Care Residents and 2,600 Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 Disease

New Jersey Strong news Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports Long-Term Care - The Department of Health, working with the Office of Emergency Management, has provided over 120,000 test kits to long-term care facilities, with plans to provide more as the federal test kits become available. 93% of the facilities, that's 632 out of 678, have reported their baseline testing data, with over 44,000 resident tests completed, returning a…
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Governor Murphy Announces Intention to Nominate Fabiana Pierre-Louis to Serve on the New Jersey Supreme Court

New Jersey Strong news Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports Governor Phil Murphy today announced his intention to nominate Fabiana Pierre-Louis to the New Jersey Supreme Court to fill the seat of Associate Justice Walter F. Timpone, who will reach the mandatory retirement age of 70 later this year. The appointment will first be sent to the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee. With the…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – With 11,970 NJ Deaths From COVID-19 Disease, State Public Health Emergency Extended to July 5th by Governor Murphy

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information Center reports Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Public Health Emergency in New Jersey. TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 151. The Order extends the Public Health Emergency that was declared on March 9, 2020 through Executive Order No. 103, extended on April 7, 2020 through Executive Order No. 119, and extended again on May 6, 2020 through Executive Order…
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NJ Capitol City Riot – Liquor Looted, Retail Stores, Cars Burn following Peaceful Statehouse Black Lives Matter Protest

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: City of Trenton reports - This is an important message from the City of Trenton. In light of civil unrest that occurred this past weekend, a 7PM curfew is in place for Trenton. This curfew applies to all individuals and businesses. All streets and sidewalks must be clear of pedestrian and vehicular traffic. The only exceptions are as follows:• Reporting to or from,…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – NJ National Guard Air Force Salutes Healthcare Workers

New Jersey Strong news - US Air National Guard reports An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 177th Fighter Wing out of Egg Harbor Township approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 108th Wing from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, , May 12, 2020. The New Jersey Air National Guard units conducted a joint flyover as part of #AirForceSalutes in an effort to honor healthcare workers, first responders, mortuary affairs and other…
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