After weeks of lobbying by city and county officials, Hudson County has been included in the Major Disaster Declaration in the wake of Tropical Storm Ida.
Jersey City has been uniquely slow in distributing money under a federally funded rental assistance program, according to an article published today in HuffPost.
New Jersey’s eviction moratorium for middle-income renters ended Wednesday, with courts starting to hear some of the 83,800-plus residential eviction cases landlords have filed since the start of the pandemic.
Roughly half-a-million jobless New Jerseyans will see their unemployment benefits lapse next week, and the state doesn’t plan to extend them, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday.
Since the start of the pandemic, the state Labor Department has doled out more than $33 billion in state and federal benefits. The unemployment trust fund is already depleted.
Governor Phil Murphy cut the proverbial ribbon today on Cinelease Studios at Caven Point in Jersey City. It is the largest film studio in New Jersey and the first purpose-built facility of its kind in the state.
A new Jersey City-based student startup wants to help ease the pains of the online grocery shopper, while promoting community health and wellness.
As if the current climate during the Covid-19 pandemic isn’t distressing enough, being overcharged for essentials adds a distinct insult to injury for Jersey City residents. In a few local stores, items like isopropyl alcohol, hand sanitizer and disinfectant cleaners are suddenly three to four times their usual price, as reported by consumers in the area. This is a practice widely considered to be unethical and exploitative.