“As our post-pandemic economy continues to grow and evolve, we too must adapt to best safeguard New Jersey consumers against unfair practices,” said Gov. Phil Murphy, who signed the legislation Aug. 18.
The governor wasn't the only leader who saw a drop in confidence among residents, according to results from the Monmouth University Polling Institute.
Proceeds will be used to fund programs aimed at increasing access to healthy foods throughout New Jersey’s 50 Food Desert Communities.
The state posted lackluster reports in June and July, with the job count rising by just 1,000 last month.
If you're one of the more than 1.3 million taxpayers who benefited from the relief program last year and do not need to update your information, you may not have to refile an application this year.
“Starting, literally, right now, shore communities can submit their proposals to receive the financial support they need to get started on repairs,” Gov. Phil Murphy said during a ceremony in Atlantic City.
“I’m not gonna lie, this is a tough day for me. An emotional day. But here it is: After a half-century in the Legislature, it’s time for me to say goodbye,” 76-year-old Sen. Richard Codey wrote in a social media post.
Last month, Gov. Phil Murphy requested federal aid for both the state and Warren County, which experienced the worst of the impact.
“It was a communal outcry that inspired her to become the champion she believed her community had never had – but solely needed,” said Gov. Phil Murphy, during the Aug. 12 memorial. “And in the decades since, Sheila rolled up her sleeves – again and again – and dedicated herself to extinguishing the embers of inequality, injustice, and indigence.”
"Needless to say, New Jersey is in mourning,” Gov. Phil Murphy said three days after the passing of Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver at age 71. “We lost our dear friend, a lifelong champion of the voiceless, and one of the finest public servants in New Jersey’s history – the one and only Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver.”
“We’ve come together just trying to figure out how we can make New Jersey one of the best states in America,” said John Harmon, founder, president and CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, which hosted the event along with the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce.
"Just a decade ago, Camden was one of the most dangerous cities in America. Today, thanks to reforms carried out by community leaders, county officials, and city government, it is regarded as the gold standard in police reform," writes Louis Cappelli Jr., director of the Camden County Board of Commissioners.