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Could 275 school districts in N.J. soon be consolidated? (We’ve got the list)

In what surely will be a huge test in both challenging “home rule” and implementing many of the consolidation aspects of State Senate President Steve Sweeney’s “Path to Progress” reforms, the Senate Education Committee...

N.J. enters Phase 1B of vaccines — while Murphy says current vaccination numbers are...

Gov. Phil Murphy announced the state is entering “Phase 1B” of COVID-19 vaccine distribution — and did so while saying the number of people who have received at least one shot of the vaccine...

Remember that $300 in extra unemployment benefits? It’s finally here

Gov. Phil Murphy announced that the FEMA Lost Wages Assistance payment system has officially been launched in New Jersey. Applicants can get up to $300 per week for a maximum of six weeks from Aug....

Newark to launch ‘guaranteed income’ pilot program for up to 400 residents

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka will announce details Monday on a pilot program that will provide approximately 400 Newark residents with a guaranteed monthly income. The initiative is part of the Newark Movement for Economic Equity...

Murphy says — unequivocally — he hopes he won’t have to shut down N.J....

Gov. Phil Murphy said he thinks New Jersey can handle COVID-19 outbreaks by location, that he thinks the state is better prepared for a second wave and that he doesn’t want to shut the...

N.J. lawmakers rush through insurance bill automatically raising rates for 1.1M drivers by average...

Just a few short months ago, when we together implored the New Jersey Legislature to ban the use of income discrimination in car insurance and it fell on deaf ears, who would think that...

N.J. tops 300K COVID cases — and Newark clarifies its shutdown as ‘urgent advisory’

New Jersey broke its single-day record for COVID-19 cases again Saturday when it announced there were 4,679 cases. And, while the announcement shows the second wave of the virus is as strong as ever, there...

Murphy (with 3,517 more cases) gives municipalities option to close non-essential businesses at 8...

On a day when New Jersey announced more than 3,500 new COVID-19 cases — and he gave municipalities the option of instituting an 8 p.m. curfew — Gov. Phil Murphy had a message for...

National residential eviction moratorium has been invalidated — what does that mean in N.J.?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s residential eviction moratorium was held to be invalid Wednesday by Judge Dabney Friedrich of the District Court of the District of Columbia in her ruling in Alabama...

Small businesses can now buy PPE at 10% discount through state program

Every small business knows it needs personal protective equipment for its employees and, potentially, customers. Getting that PPE — on a smaller scale — is not always easy or cost-efficient. The New Jersey Economic...

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