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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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PUBLIC PROTESTS – Report Suspicious Activity to the NJ Counterterrorism Watch Desk at 1-866-4-SAFE-NJ

New Jersey Strong news - New Jersey: NJ Homeland Security reports As protests continue across the nation and in New Jersey, please be aware of your surroundings. If you witness any suspicious activity, report it to local authorities or our Counterterrorism Watch Desk at 1-866-4-SAFE-NJ
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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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Coronavirus Pandemic – Hundreds Join Point Pleasant Freedom March Memorial Day Protest against Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Orders Closing Most Businesses

NEW JERSEY STRONG news - Pt. Pleasant, NJ: MidJersey News Dennis Symons reports POINT PLEASANT, NJ (OCEAN)--A crowd of over 1,000 showed up today for the Open NJ's "Freedom March of NJ" rally held in the Pt. Pleasant Beach Municipal Parking Lot next to Little Silver Lake. Residents, business owners, veterans, and politicians talked about the importance of reopening New Jersey and protested against Phil Murphy's executive orders closing most…
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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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Coronavirus Pandemic – We’re going to be able to come back from this pandemic stronger than ever

Governor Murphy, Walmart, and Quest Diagnostics Announce Partnership to Expand Testing Capacity in New Jersey New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information Center reports Transcript of COVID-19 presser: Governor Phil Murphy: Good afternoon, everyone. I am honored to be joined by the woman to my right, who needs no introduction, the Commissioner of the Department of Health, Judy Persichilli. To her right, State Epidemiologist Dr. Christina Tan, another…
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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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