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Princeton University Welcomes the Federal Government’s Agreement to Rescind Student Deportations

Princeton Strong news – Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Office of the President reports The University issued a statement on the rescinding of ICE’s July 6 announcement regarding international students: We welcome the federal government’s agreement to rescind its announcement of July 6 regarding international students enrolled at universities across the country, including ;We recognize the anxiety and pain this has caused across our community, and we will remain vigilant 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 – IVY LEAGUE OUTLINES INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS PLANS; NO COMPETITION IN FALL SEMESTER

Princeton Strong news – Princeton, NJ: The Ivy League reports Amidst continuing health and safety concerns due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Ivy League Council of Presidents has set in place plans for intercollegiate athletics activity in the upcoming fall ; With the safety and well-being of students as their highest priority, Ivy League institutions are implementing campus-wide policies including restrictions on student and staff travel, requirements for social distancing,…
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Consumers Challenged by NJ Motor Vehicle Agencies Reopening Lines during Heat Wave

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton reports New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton released the following statement: “As we reopen today, MVC agencies are experiencing extraordinarily high customer volumes. In anticipation of long lines due to social distancing restrictions, Agency management personnel were pre-deployed to our busiest agencies, beginning at 6:00 AM, two hours before our start…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Destination New Jersey Travelers Advisory 14 Day Self Quarantine Order

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: The NJ Joint Information Center reports Quarantine Advisory Issued for Individuals Traveling to New Jersey from Delaware, Kansas, and Oklahoma, Bringing Total to 19 States. Nineteen States Include Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Nevada, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah. TRENTON – Governor Murphy today advised individuals traveling to New Jersey from additional states…
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Salute to America -Blue Angels Fly Over Mt Rushmore

US Strong news Blue Angels F-18 Hornets fly over Mount Rushmore during a Salute to America celebration hosted by the state of South Dakota July 3, 2020. The Blue Angels, based out of Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., were part of the DoD’s participation that also included aerial flyovers by the B-1B Lancer from the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base; South Dakota Air National Guard F-16s Falcons from…
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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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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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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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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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Honoring Those Who Sacrificed For Our Country

New Jersey Strong news - Arneytown, NJ: US Flags decorate the Brigadier General Doyle Memorial Veterans Cemetery on Memorial Day weekend as visitors wear protective masks due to the coronavirus covid-19 disease outbreak. Office of the Governor POOL COVID-19 report by George Woolston The Burlington County Times Governor Murphy and Brigadier General Jemal J. Beale, Adjutant General Participate in Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Memorial Day Ceremony. Gov. Phil…
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Johnson & Johnson Discontinues Talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder in U.S. and Canada

New Jersey Strong news - New Brunswick, NJ: Johnson and Johnson reports Demand for talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder in North America has been declining due in large part to changes in consumer habits and fueled by misinformation around the safety of the product and a constant barrage of litigation advertising. As part of a portfolio assessment related to COVID-19, in March, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health stopped shipping hundreds of…
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