The pace of new borrowing has slowed during Murphy’s tenure. But New Jersey has for years been ranked by many measures as one of the nation’s most indebted states, including debt per capita and debt as a share of gross-domestic product, (GDP).
Last night, Governor Phil Murphy signed and executive order allowing the resumption of child care services, youth day camps, and organized sports.
As restrictions ease, here are the latest Jersey City Covid-19 updates.
A week after voting to adopt a $736 million budget for the 2020-2021 school year, the Jersey City Public Schools met to discuss preparations for the September reopening of the district’s 39 schools.
There are many unsung heroes on the front lines battling the Covid-19 pandemic in Jersey City and the rest of Hudson County. Much has been written about the healthcare workers who have been risking their lives on a daily basis to battle the coronavirus. But there’s another line of defense laboring mostly in civilian garb out of the limelight, providing equally valuable public service as paid staff and volunteers.
With a dramatic decline in childhood vaccine rates during the coronavirus pandemic, New Jersey officials urged parents to ensure their kids are properly immunized to protect them from measles, mumps and other infectious diseases.
But they did not call for a cut in existing direct aid and said districts would get the same overall amount they saw in 2019-2020.
Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop unveiled a plan on Fri., May 22, to help local businesses reopen once Governor Murphy lifts restrictions instituted in March that currently prohibit all but “essential” firms from operating as normal.