Get a vaccine, win a free beer
Under a program done in coordination with the Brewers Guild of New Jersey, adults over 21 years of age can take their COVID-19 vaccination proof to any of the state's participating breweries for a free pint.
NJ to lift most COVID business restrictions beginning Friday (updated)
Masks will still be required, but restaurants, museums, movie theaters, retail outlets and other businesses will be allowed to operate at full capacity, as long as they can maintain 6-foot social distancing. For many enterprises with smaller square-footage, full capacity could be unlikely.
In Philadelphia, Biden highlights need for ‘critical jobs’ like Hudson River tunnel
The president's $1.9 trillion infrastructure plan has been characterized as the largest federal economic intervention since President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal nearly a century ago, and could be what the nation needs to kick-start the post-COVID economy recovery.
The next chapter of Eric LeGrand’s remarkable story is set where it all began, in his hometown of Woodbridge. And in a come-full-circle moment, it takes place in the neighborhood where he lived the first few years of his life, where the former Rutgers University football star is planning to open LeGrand Coffee House downtown later this year.
Amtrak chair says transit agency ‘lucky’ with Biden’s infrastructure focus
NJBIZ spoke with Tony Coscia on the 50th anniversary of the rail service's founding for a glimpse of its future under the president's new plan.
Murphy promises more reopenings next week as 3M in NJ get fully vaccinated
The governor teased an impending, more “accelerated” reversal of COVID restrictions as the state ramps up its inoculation efforts and key metrics, like daily cases and hospitalizations, are brought under control.
Atlantic City leaders press Gov for event, conference reopenings as COVID wanes
“It’s now more important than ever that we ease indoor capacity restrictions to allow our properties to resume indoor meetings and conferences,” the Casino Association of New Jersey said.
Mercury picks former NJ congressional staffer as DC exec
Jamiyl Peters, who worked for U.S. Rep. Donald Payne, is heading to Washington as senior vice president, with an understanding of "how to get things done in the decision-making landscape."
NJ gained back just half the jobs it lost during COVID, lagging nationally
All told, more than 2.1 million people in the state have filed for unemployment since March 2020, when Gov. Phil Murphy ordered sweeping business closures and restrictions in a bid to halt the spread of the pandemic.
Biden unveils another US judge nomination amid state ‘judicial emergency’
As the Garden State faces a legal backlog from lack of appointments in recent years, Brown & Connery partner Christine O’Hearn is the president's latest pick for the federal bench here.
NJ can ‘accelerate reopening’ as COVID wanes, vaccines boom
Months of restrictions are loosening as the state ramps up its inoculation efforts and key metrics like daily cases and hospitalizations are brought under control. But, following new CDC guidance, Murphy says a change in the state's mask policy is unlikely.
Governor, First Lady to get 2nd COVID shot this Friday
The couple will go to the Atlantic City site at the convention center to complete their vaccines.