The administration introduced a 658 million dollar 2020 municipal budget today which, if adopted, will close a 70 million dollar shortfall brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic. The budget contains no tax increase.
New Jersey lawmakers want to give renters up to 30 months to repay back rent.
Pressure is mounting for a remote-only opening for New Jersey public schools.
When it comes to spending equity, Jersey City ranks 241 out of 540 New Jersey school districts according to financial website WalletHub.
Gov. Phil Murphy points finger at massive house parties as reason for growing coronavirus infection rate
Many jobless people face a fresh struggle to pay rent, buy food.
In a not-so-tacit admission that last spring’s all-remote instruction left thousands of children behind, Murphy has emphasized that in-school instruction — at least in some form — is required to ensure that all students get the necessary attention and education.
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Jersey City Medical Center will Present a Free Childbirth and Covid-19 Webinar on Thursday, August 4th from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
New Jersey housing advocates are pressing state lawmakers for final approval this week of a bill that would extend protections against evictions of renters and homeowners who are unable to make payments because of the COVID-19 pandemic.