New Jersey

Poll Workers Pay Increase

With poll workers needed across the region, Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on Thursday, October 7th, increasing the pay from $275 to $300 for Election Day poll workers and increasing the hourly rate by a commensurate amount for those who work during the early voting period of October…
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Vaccinating the Homebound

New Jersey has launched a new process to help individuals who are homebound to obtain COVID-19 vaccination. Homebound individuals or their caregivers can now go tohttps://covid19.nj.gov/homeboundvax, or call 1-855-568-0545, to complete a form to request in-home vaccination. Once the completed form is submitted, NJDOH will forward the form to a home health agency, local health department or other vaccination provider, and the individual who submitted the form will be contacted to schedule an in-home vaccination…
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SJIHP Research Grants

The South Jersey Institute for Population Health (SJIPH), established by the the Rowan University/Rutgers-Camden Board of Governors (Joint Board) to improve health outcomes in our region, is pleased to announce its inaugural funding initiative for 2021. SJIPH’s Call for Proposals will fund research projects that involve collaborations between Rowan University,…
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Labor Day 2021

It’s an American holiday that pays tribute to workers in the U.S. and is traditionally observed on the first Monday in September. Labor Day became a federal holiday in 1894 and was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century. Labor Day is often celebrated with parties and…
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Tax Waiver Ending 10/1

The New Jersey Division of Taxation recently announced that out-of-state businesses will have to resume withholding income taxes for New Jersey workers who telecommute beginning Oct. 1, as New Jersey ends temporary suspensions and waivers of some corporate business taxes. This means companies that have only been withholding income taxes…
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NJ Working Families Endorse Murphy

New Jersey Working Families endorsed Governor Phil Murphy for reelection. During his first term in office, Governor Murphy has championed a progressive agenda, fulfilling key campaign promises from 2017 and laying the foundation for a stronger and fairer New Jersey that works for every New Jersey family. “Thanks to Governor…
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Get Covered NJ

Now is the time to choose a health plan. Shop now and find out if you qualify for financial help. Open Enrollment runs through Jan 31, 2021. GetCoveredNJ is the only place that you can apply for financial help to lower the cost of your monthly premiums and out-of-pocket costs…
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Winter Storm Prep Begins

Today is the calm before the storm and you should prepare for what's to come tomorrow. A Winter Storm Warning is now in effect for portions of northern New Jersey and southeast Pennsylvania. A High Wind Watch is now in effect for the coastal strip of New Jersey and Delaware.Starting…
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NJ Issues Lantern Fly Alert

This is the time of the year when the female adult Spotted Lanternfly starts to lay egg masses. Locating and destroying egg masses, as well as destroying adult Spotted Lanternflies, can help prevent the spread of this invasive pest. For instructions on how to scrape and destroy egg masses, you…
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NJ Budget Impacts School Aid

The $335 million spending increase for schools that was originally proposed during the Gov. Murphy's budget address in February has been scrapped, the governor said Tuesday during his budget address at SHI Stadium at Rutgers University in Piscataway. The formula funding is part of Murphy’s $32.4 billion budget for the…
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Travel to NJ Restricted

As of 7/28/20, travelers from 36 states and two territories who are arriving in New Jersey are asked to self-quarantine and/or get a COVID-19 test. The list includes frequently visited states like Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia. People arriving in New Jersey from a state with a COVID-19 positive test rate higher than 10 infected people per 100,000 residents, or a state with a 10-percent-or-higher positivity rate over a seven-day rolling average, are…
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