New Jersey

May 25, 2021

New Jersey Governor Visits Lockheed Martin Moorestown Facility

MOORESTOWN -Trenton,  NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy today visited Lockheed Martin’s Moorestown facility to highlight the company’s planned expansion and the addition of nearly 400 jobs over the next two years. Beginning later this year, Lockheed will relocate its Vertical Launching Systems (VLS) production from Baltimore to Moorestown.  That and other operating changes will...

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May 25, 2021

New Jersey Governor: Anniversary of George Floyd’s Murder

Trenton,  NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy  released the following statement on the One-Year Anniversary of George Floyd’s Murder “One year ago today, George Floyd was murdered, and the ensuing calls for justice following his death galvanized our nation.  While some measure of justice was ultimately delivered for George Floyd and his family, it...

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May 24, 2021

New Jersey Governor: Mass Shooting in Cumberland County

Trenton,  NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy released the following statement on Mass Shooting in Cumberland County “Since late last night, the New Jersey State Police and county and local law enforcement in Cumberland County have been investigating the horrific mass shooting at a large house party in Fairfield Township that attracted hundreds...

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May 20, 2021

New Jersey Governor: Incentives to Encourage COVID Vaccinations

ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK, NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy announced several new vaccination incentives as part of “Operation Jersey Summer”, the statewide public awareness campaign aimed at vaccinating all eligible individuals who live, work, or study in New Jersey against COVID-19.  The new incentives include a State Parks Vax Pass, providing free...

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May 19, 2021

New Jersey: Incentives to Encourage COVID-19 Vaccinations

Governor Murphy Announces New Incentives to Encourage COVID-19 Vaccinations, Including Free Entrance to State Parks and Free Wine at Participating Wineries Incentives Include Free State Parks Vax Pass, Free Wine at Participating New Jersey Wineries, and Dinner with the Governor and First Lady ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK,  NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy...

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May 14, 2021

New Jersey: Anthony Bertino Sentenced for Bribery

New Jersey Man, Anthony Bertino Sentenced for Bribery (STL.News) Acting United States Attorney Dennis R. Holmes announced that an Atlantic City, New Jersey, man convicted of Bribery Concerning Programs Receiving Federal Funds was sentenced on May 10, 2021, by U.S. District Judge Charles B. Kornmann. Anthony Bertino, age 60, was...

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May 13, 2021

New Jersey Governor: Executive Order Easing COVID-19 Restriction

TRENTON  NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy last night signed Executive Order No. 239, moving forward with the COVID-19 restriction easing announced last week.  The easing includes the complete removal of the outdoor gathering limit; an increased indoor gathering limit; the complete removal of all percentage-based capacity limits for indoor businesses, outdoor businesses,...

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May 13, 2021

New Jersey Governor: Appointments to Puerto Rico Commission

TRENTON  NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy today announced 29 appointments to The New Jersey Puerto Rico Commission.  The Commission was established pursuant to a law that Governor Murphy approved in January 2020 to promote interconnectedness between Puerto Ricans living in New Jersey and on the island.  The Commission’s work will include supporting...

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May 12, 2021

New Jersey Governor: Legislation Improving Drinking Water

TRENTON  NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (S968/A2836) that will require public water systems to provide notice of elevated lead levels in drinking water to customers and local officials and require landlords to notify tenants of elevated lead levels. “We must continue to take proactive action to protect our communities...

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May 11, 2021

New Jersey: Appointments to Advisory Board of OCO

Governor Murphy Announces Appointments to Advisory Board of the Office of the Corrections Ombudsperson TRENTON  NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy announced the appointments of Tess Borden, Carolyn Chang, and former Superior Court Judge Edward Neafsey to the Advisory Board of the Office of the Corrections Ombudsperson.  The Advisory Board, which was established...

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