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State announces grants for summer youth camps

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“This funding represents my administration’s continued commitment to supporting New Jersey families by strengthening the services they rely upon,” Gov. Phil Murphy said. “Summer youth camps serve as an essential child care option for working parents by providing a safe and enriching environment for children while school is out of session. Supporting these providers and making these services more affordable will benefit many families in the coming months.”

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Senate budget hearings continue with DCA, schools

Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver. Governor Phil Murphy’s 2021 Budget Address on Feb. 25, 2020 in Trenton.

Things got a little tense as Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, also commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs, was questioned by Sen. Michael Testa, R-1st District, regarding details for certain grants. After explaining the department often just administers such endowments, Testa pressed further, moving to affordable housing and asking why the spending proposal is light on information.

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State marks Earth Week with grant program

Guided by the theme of “Investment in Our Planet,” the new blue and green carbon initiative will provide $15 million to projects across the Garden State with the goal of creating, restoring and enhancing salt marshes, sea grass beds, forests and urban parks to help in the fight against climate change.

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