The state took a crucial step forward for the LGBTQ+ community last week when the governor signed legislation that codified marriage equality laws with gender-neutral language, officials have announced.
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The county is partnering with the New Jersey Department of Health and Vault Medical Services to offer both rapid tests from a nasal swab and a PCR test from saliva for free.
The Emergency Rescue Mortgage Assistance Program (ERMA), administered by the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) will provide up to $35,000 in assistance to cover mortgage arrearages, delinquent property taxes, and other housing cost delinquencies for eligible homeowners negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill that expands the offenses eligible for expungement for drug court graduates. The measure, which passed the state legislature with strong bipartisan support, creates a path to expungement for recovering addicts who had been convicted of nonviolent, nonsexual child endangerment.
Executive Order Tightens COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Staff in High Risk Congregate Settings for People with I/DD and TBI
This impacts many settings, including but not limited to: licensed community residences for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) (e.g., group homes and supervised apartments); certified day programs for individuals with I/DD and TBI; and Support Coordination Agencies.
New Jersey will require health care workers and employees in nursing homes and prisons to get be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19, dropping an option to either get the shot or be tested, Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday.
Campaign for a New Jersey Legislative Youth Council: Dougherty Establishes NJ's First Legislative Youth Council
Three legislators in each legislative district would appoint one public member, between the ages 15 to 23 at the time of appointment, to the council based on applications submitted from residents of their respective districts.
The U.S. government's new COVIDTests.gov website, set up for American households to order four free COVID-19 tests amid the Omicron variant surge, is up and running ahead of its official launch on Wednesday, the White House said.
On January 10, 2022, Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation (S-3319/A-5507) into law that eliminates certain juvenile justice fines, fees, costs and other monetary penalties. The legislation acts to improve the juvenile justice system by eliminating unnecessary costs, according to a press release from the Governor’s office.
Agency report identifies communities most deprived by lack of supermarkets and other factors