New Jersey

June 22, 2021

New Jersey Governor: $235 Million in Small Business Relief

TRENTON  NJ (STL.News) As New Jersey continues to recover from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Phil Murphy today signed five bills – A5704, A5705, A5706, A5707, and A5709 – which provide additional aid to small businesses that continue to suffer from the economic effects of the pandemic.  Together, the bill...

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June 21, 2021

New Jersey: FY 2022 Budget Agreement on Key Tax Relief Measures

TRENTON, NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Sweeney, Speaker Coughlin, Senate Budget Chair Sarlo, and Assembly Budget Chair Pintor Marin announced an agreement on key middle-class tax relief and property tax relief measures in the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget. “Tax relief is a critical component of a stronger and fairer New...

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June 18, 2021

New Jersey: Naming of DOH Building for Commissioner Judy Persichilli

Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Coughlin Announce Naming of New Department of Health Building for Commissioner Judy Persichilli NEWARK, NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin announced that the new Department of Health building in Downtown Trenton will be named after Health...

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June 18, 2021

New Jersey: 4.7 Million Individuals Fully Vaccinated

Governor Murphy Marks Milestone Achievement of Fully Vaccinating 4.7 Million Individuals Who Live, Work, or Study in New Jersey Ahead of June 30th Goal NEWARK, NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy Returning to University Hospital, the location of New Jersey’s first COVID-19 vaccination on December 15, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy announced that the...

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June 14, 2021

New Jersey Governor on Passing of Candy Straight

TRENTON  NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy released the following statement on the Passing of Candy Straight “Tammy and I are saddened to learn of the death of Candy Straight who, while never holding public office, was a tremendous influence on numerous women who have.  She served multiple administrations in formal roles and...

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June 11, 2021

New Jersey: Latest Class of NJ TRANSIT Locomotive Engineers

Governor Murphy Announces Milestone for Latest Class of NJ TRANSIT Locomotive Engineers Increased Ranks of Locomotive Engineers is Critical for Improved Reliability and Service for Rail Customers Total Active Roster of Engineers is Now 398 KEARNY, NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy, New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner and NJ TRANSIT Board Chair...

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June 9, 2021

New Jersey Governor on Confirmation of Julien Xavier Neals

TRENTON  NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy released the following statement following the confirmation by the U.S. Senate of Julien Xavier Neals to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey by a vote of 66-33. “With today’s confirmation of Julien Neals as the first federal judge confirmed during the Biden...

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June 7, 2021

New Jersey: Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women to be Closed

Governor Murphy Announces Intention to Close the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women Trenton,  NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy announced his intention to close the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women, New Jersey’s only women’s correctional facility.  The Murphy Administration today also released an investigative report prepared by former State Comptroller Matt Boxer and...

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June 7, 2021

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Total Safety Consulting

ROLLING MEADOWS, IL (STL.News) Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. today announced that its risk management services subsidiary, Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. (GB), has acquired Bayonne, New Jersey-based Total Safety Consulting, LLC (TSC) and its affiliates, including TSC Training Academy, LLC (TSCTA).  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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June 4, 2021

New Jersey Governor Announces Appointment of Laurie Doran

Governor Murphy Announces Appointment of Laurie Doran as Acting Director of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness TRENTON  NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy announced the appointment of Laurie R. Doran as Acting Director of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP), effective June 6, 2021.  Doran...

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June 4, 2021

New Jersey: Order Ending COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation and Executive Order Ending COVID-19 Public Health Emergency TRENTON  NJ (STL.News) With all COVID-19 capacity restrictions on businesses and gathering limits having been lifted due to the continued improvement of New Jersey’s public health metrics, Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation (A5820/S3866) enabling the end of the...

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June 2, 2021

New Jersey Governor Murphy Visit Bergenfield High School

Governor Murphy, U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona Visit Bergenfield High School to Highlight Importance of In-Person Learning BERGENFIELD, NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy and U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona today visited Bergenfield High School to discuss the importance of in-person learning.  While the pandemic led to a temporary statewide closure...

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