The president's opposition to the bill, which he ultimately signed on Dec. 27, came over the $600 stimulus checks. Instead, he wants $2,000 stimulus checks, which Congress will meet about again this week.
The founder and CEO of Trenton-based advertising agency EFK Group describes her experience working global ad giant Ogilvy through the Small Business Administration's All Small Mentor-Protégé program, which enabled EFK to design campaigns for large government contractors.
With the vaccination program underway, the governor assured the state would be in a “dramatically different place” in the next four to six months.
The landmark package includes billions of dollars earmarked for the Garden State including funds for COVID testing and tracing, NJ Transit, Gateway and air travel.
Under the CARES Act, the federal government set up two expanded unemployment programs, both to be extended for 11 weeks as part of the deal. But on paper, they are set to expire on Dec. 26, and should the President fail to sign a new CARES Act by then.
Two employees of Ocean Health Initiatives received their injections via drive-through.
While not explicitly threatening a veto, the President detailed the most recent package of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act as a “disgrace” and described the $600 checks as “ridiculously low.”
The factory will be located at the Paulsboro Marine Terminal as part of a deal with Danish offshore wind company Ørsted and German pipe manufacturer the EEW Group.
The measure designed to bolster the state's recovery is being touted as a shot in the arm for an economy still reeling from the effects of the pandemic.
This marks the tenth time during the pandemic the executive order was renewed allowing the state to continue responding to challenges posed by the virus.
After months of political posturing in Washington, Congress and the White House on Dec. 20 finally inked an agreement on a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package.
The price tag on a bill designed to bolster the state's post-pandemic economic recovery rose with 142 pages of amendments that were sent to members of the relevant Senate and Assembly panels as they discussed the measure and heard testimony.