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NJ firefighters receive federal funds

U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer

The new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program introduced by Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday will provide awards of up to $75,000 for local and regional departments to provide emergency workers with proper protective, cleaning and sanitization equipment.

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NJ Transit to see $1.6B American Rescue Plan grant

Gov. Phil Murphy announces construction will begin at four New Jersey train stations as a result of a renewed partnership between New Jersey Transit and Amtrak at the New Brunswick Train Station on Oct. 15, 2019.

In 2020, the statewide agency provided approximately 206 million trips for riders. That works out to 1 out of every 29 nationwide, according to U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker. And that's not just along the rails; together with its buses, the agency covered 152 million miles in 2021.

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