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Governor Murphy Delivers Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Address
03/28/2023Governor Phil Murphy today signed a bill (A-4298) into law to allow veterans who have completed at least six years of service with a military reserve unit to keep special license plates identifying them as a member of the military following the conclusion of their service.
03/28/2023Governor Phil Murphy and Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio announced that the first batch of ANCHOR Property Tax Relief rebate payments will be on their way to New Jerseyans who elected their rebate via direct deposit today.
03/27/2023I am confident that the Attorney General’s actions will ensure needed reform and give police officers in Paterson the resources, support, and training they need to effectively build trust and serve their community.
03/27/2023$5 Million Distributed to Recipients Across a Variety of Green Economic Sectors Working to Advance Diverse and Inclusive Green Economy Workforce
03/22/2023Two Newark-WTC Trains to Run During Peak Periods Following Completion of Station Reconstruction to Handle Longer Trains
03/20/2023Bills Are Part of Speaker Coughlin’s Small Business Legislative Package Legislation Enhances Customer Service at the New Jersey Business Action Center and Gives Small Businesses More Flexibility to Resolve Violations Without Incurring Fines
03/17/2023Bill Will Appropriate Over $100 Million in Supplemental K-12 Funding
03/16/2023Governor Phil Murphy today signed a bill (S-783) to codify the Opioid Recovery and Remediation Advisory Council into law and establish an Opioid Recovery and Remediation Fund – building on steps taken via Executive Order No. 305 last year to help New Jersey determine how best to utilize opioid settlement funds to address the opioid crisis, which has tragically taken over 14,000 lives in New Jersey over the past five years alone.
03/16/2023The recommendation by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expands the use of the bivalent Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as a booster dose for children ages 6 months through 4 years old who have completed their three-dose primary series with the monovalent (single strain) Pfizer vaccine.
03/16/2023Funds from EPA’s New Climate Pollution Reduction Grant Program were made possible by President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act
03/16/2023Regional Training Center will be the First UITP Training Center in North America Led By NJ TRANSIT at Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT)
03/16/2023U.S. and New Jersey flags fly at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities from Thursday, March 16, 2023 until Thursday, March 23, 2023 in recognition and remembrance of former Senator Ron Rice.
03/14/2023Effective Monday, March 20, Brophy will manage economic affairs at the Governor’s Office after serving as Senior Advisor for Economic Growth and as Executive Director of the Educational Facilities Authority.
03/13/2023State of Emergency Declared for Bergen, Morris, Passaic, Sussex and Warren Counties State Offices Will Have Two-Hour Delayed Opening on Tuesday and Commercial Vehicle Restrictions Will be in Place on Multiple Interstate Highways Beginning 8:00 P.M. Tonight
03/13/2023Use caution when driving tonight through Tuesday. Coastal storm expected to affect the morning commute
03/13/2023Law Enforcement Directive 2023-1 Also Establishes Statewide Guidelines for Tracking, Storing, and Determining When Sexual Assault Evidence is Submitted to Labs for Testing
03/13/2023NJPAC produces first-of-its-kind celebration of music, technology, comedy, and film over three jam packed weekends June 2023
03/13/2023Remarks as Prepared for Delivery
03/12/2023Programs will provide approximately $35m in short term support for New Jersey companies impacted by Silicon Valley Bank
03/10/2023Additional Bill Signed Into Law Honors Veterans’ Sacrifices by Covering Burial Costs for More Veterans
03/9/2023Remarks as Prepared for Delivery
03/8/2023Governor Will Appoint Terence O’Toole as Chairman after Appointing Jewell Antoine-Johnson as an Alternate Member, Reappointing Virginia S. Bauer and Aisha Glover as Board Members
03/6/2023Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation (A978) recognizing the contributions and achievements of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. by establishing special license plates for members of the organization.
03/2/2023“My Administration remains committed to providing students throughout our state with the world-class education they deserve,” - Governor Phil Murphy.
03/1/2023Governor Phil Murphy and Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio today announced that approximately 1.7 million New Jersey homeowners and renters applied for the first year of the State’s historic ANCHOR property tax relief program.
02/28/2023Budget Increases Robust Property Tax Relief, Provides Another Record Investment in School Funding. Increased Investments in Affordable Housing, Higher Education, and Economic Growth. Continues Path of Fiscal Responsibility with Another Full Pension Payment of $7.1 Billion, Additional $2.4 Billion to Reduce Debt. Proposed Surplus Climbs to Record Heights at Just Over $10 Billion
02/28/2023"Building the Next New Jersey: Affordability, Opportunity, Responsibility” Remarks as Prepared for Delivery
02/28/2023Each of these individuals were invited by the First Lady because they personify the values and spirit that Governor Murphy highlights in his speech and embody the Murphy Administration’s policies at work for New Jerseyans.
02/27/2023“Building on our world-class transportation infrastructure is critical to our economic growth and resilience as we shape the future of our region,” - Governor Murphy
02/27/2023The initiatives will focus on evidence-based strategies that can help schools close achievement gaps caused or exacerbated by COVID-19-related disruptions to the learning environment and the shift to remote instruction.
02/23/2023Governor Phil Murphy today signed bill A-2857/S-2977, which requires NJ TRANSIT to pay certain persons one-and-a-half times the regular rate for work during periods of commercial vehicle travel restriction issued by the Department of Transportation (DOT).
02/23/2023Nearly 40% Increase in Sign-Ups Since the Murphy Administration Assumed Operation of the Health Insurance Exchange
02/23/2023Alongside Acting Commissioner of Education Angelica Allen-McMillan, Senator Andrew Zwicker, Assemblyman Roy Freiman, and other officials at Brooks Crossing and Deans Elementary School, the Governor also announced an additional $2.6 million to assist 33 school districts with supplementary start-up funding.
02/23/2023Governor Phil Murphy today held a roundtable discussion where he met with stakeholders to gather input and learn from diverse perspectives for his new legislative proposal to reform and modernize New Jersey’s antiquated liquor license laws.
02/22/2023The tour begins in the hall entrance of Brooks Crossing Elementary School at Deans School where the Governor has greeted Acting Commissioner of Education Angelica Allen-McMillan, school administration, such as Superintendent of Schools Scott Feder and Principal Jaime Maccarone, and staff members.
02/21/2023Order Also Requires Each Principal Cabinet Department to Appoint a Chief Diversity Officer
02/21/2023The Alliance is a non-partisan coalition of 20 Governors committed to protecting and expanding reproductive freedom in their states, the largest such coalition ever convened.
02/15/2023The “Climate Awareness Education: Implementing the NJSLS for Climate Change” grants will help schools meet New Jersey’s first-in-the-nation climate-change standards. ..."
02/15/2023Governor Phil Murphy today ordered that U.S. and New Jersey flags fly at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities on Thursday, February 16, 2023, in recognition and remembrance of Assemblyman Francis “Fran” L. Bodine.
02/15/2023Murphy Administration Sets Accelerated Target of 100% Clean Energy by 2035
02/15/2023Remarks as Prepared for Delivery
02/14/2023Advanced Class Will Be Taught in 26 New Jersey High Schools During the 2023-2024 Academic Year
02/14/2023Grants Will Enable Nonprofits to Offer Financial Counseling to Individuals in Underserved Communities
02/13/2023The nation’s Governors were joined by Fortune 500 leaders to explore solutions to workforce shortages in a panel discussion during the Winter Meeting of the National Governors Association (NGA).
02/13/2023NGA Chair New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Leads Discussion With U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy On Strengthening Youth Mental Health
02/10/2023In a wide-ranging discussion, Governors called on Congress and the Administration to work together to ensure a bipartisan solution to address the U.S. statutory debt ceiling and to consider serious long-term reforms that will reduce the national debt and put the country on more sustainable fiscal footing.
02/8/2023This Nation-Leading Policy Will Help Combat Food Insecurity Throughout the State as Emergency Federal SNAP Allotments Come to an End
02/8/2023Also Announces Upcoming Expansion of Initiative to Over Two Dozen Additional Municipalities in 10 Counties
02/7/2023“Over the past two years, under President Biden’s leadership, our nation has staged a historic comeback. Tonight, the President gave us a powerful reason to join with him under our shared American values and with common purpose to finish the job of restoring our nation’s pride and global preeminence. ..."
02/7/2023New Grant Program Helps Build Stronger, Fairer Economy for All
02/6/2023This legislation significantly expands the rights and protections afforded to temporary workers, and was sent to the Governor's desk after the Legislature concurred with changes recommended by the Governor last September.
02/3/2023The Legislature concurred with the Governor’s conditional veto of an earlier version of the legislation. The Governor recommended changes to ensure protections for agricultural or horticultural production on preserved farmland.
02/1/2023Funding Will Enable Nonprofit Organizations and Local Governments to Conduct Lead-Safe Repairs and Energy Efficiency Improvements For Thousands of New Jersey Residents and Children Exposed to Lead in their Households
01/31/2023Rate Increases for Midwives, OBGYNs, Perinatal Care & Community Doulas Yet Another Step to Improve Birth Outcomes as Part of NurtureNJ
01/30/2023TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed bill S287, which provides corporation business tax (CBT) and gross income tax credits for costs of preparing environmental product declarations that assess the global warming potential of various concrete mixes and enable comparison of their environmental impacts.
01/30/2023” The day of recognition honors the legacy of Fred Korematsu, an American civil rights activist of Japanese heritage who fought against the wrongful incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II."
01/27/2023“We are horrified by the video footage released earlier today that showed Memphis police officers brutally and inhumanely beating Tyre Nichols. ..."
01/26/2023This project will support boardwalk structural repairs, including timber replacement, electrical upgrades and lighting fixtures, as well as ADA compliant ramps, stairs and beach access, in a region with a significant tourist economy.
01/26/2023Starting January 30, over 550 Regular Operating Districts (ROD) will be eligible to apply for a grant, made possible through legislation signed in 2022, to address critical operational building needs – including school facilities projects, emergent needs, and capital maintenance requirements.
01/25/2023"From small towns to big cities, parents, children, and educators are confronting this struggle in their everyday lives. We need a comprehensive approach to not only connect young people with resources, but empower parents and teachers to identify signs of mental health challenges and provide positive support. ... " - Governor Murphy
01/24/2023The Murphy Administration today announced that the New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) is now accepting applications for the Behavioral Healthcare Provider Loan Redemption Program. The purpose of the program is to help recruit and maintain a qualified workforce of behavioral healthcare professionals in order to further Governor Phil Murphy's ongoing goal of expanding access to mental health care on behalf of New Jersey residents.
01/24/2023Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission announced today that overall in-state production spending from filmmaking exceeded $650 million dollars in 2022, besting the previous record of $500 million set for 2021. The announcement came at the outset of a series of meetings in California between Governor Murphy and the film, TV, and technology industries.
01/23/2023TRENTON – The Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT) Board on Friday awarded a combined $1.275 million in grants to 17 startups to accelerate the development of technologies, products, and services that support maternal and child wellbeing.
01/22/2023“When any community cannot gather to celebrate without fear of being the victim of the next mass shooting, we have lost our way. All of New Jersey stands firmly with the AAPI community in Monterey Park...
01/20/2023Governor Phil Murphy and Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin today announced 11 recipients of a combined $10 million in federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds allocated for the continued support of the New Jersey Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program (NJHVIP).
01/20/2023“After five years of bold climate action in New Jersey, we must not only assess our progress to date, but renew our commitment to a clean energy economy while taking stock of the breadth of resources at our disposal,” - Governor Murphy.
01/19/2023The bills will also ensure that the board members of these institutions receive ongoing training to ensure that they are equipped to adequately manage the fiscal operations of our public institutions of higher education.
01/18/2023As of January 1, 2023, children under the age of 19 whose families meet income eligibility requirements are now able to obtain Medicaid coverage regardless of their immigration status.
01/17/2023State Will Allocate $228 Million in Federal Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds to Address Housing Needs, Resilient Infrastructure Projects, and Other Critical Recovery Initiatives
01/13/2023Los solicitantes ahora tienen hasta el 28 de febrero de 2023 para reclamar hasta USD 1,500 en alivio.
01/13/2023The bill (S-275) will allow New Jersey pharmacists to dispense self-administered hormonal contraceptives to patients without requiring a prescription.
01/12/2023Bill Supplements the Child Placement Bill of Rights, Will Focus on the Importance of Maintaining Sibling Relationships in the Child Welfare System
01/11/2023Company plans to create more than 200 new, skilled jobs in Salem County
01/10/2023The new application deadline is being extended to February 28, 2023, giving taxpayers an extra month to apply.
01/10/2023Governor Highlights Efforts to Protect Residents, Grow the Economy, Secure the Middle Class, and Improve Affordability. Details Proposals to Modernize State’s Liquor License Laws, Shape Economic Incentives to Address New Workforce Reality, Implement First-in-the-Nation Naloxone Initiative, Extend ANCHOR Deadline, and Preserve Boardwalks Up & Down the Jersey Shore
01/10/2023Remarks as Prepared for Delivery
01/10/2023This year, several New Jerseyans, including leaders from the Ukrainian community, will join First Lady Tammy Murphy in the Assembly Chamber as her special guests. Each of these individuals, with their aspirations, accomplishments, and resilience, were chosen because they represent values, policies, and themes to be addressed by the Governor in his speech.
01/9/2023Governor Phil Murphy today announced that the State of New Jersey has issued a cybersecurity directive to prohibit the use of high-risk software and services, including TikTok, on State provided or managed devices.
02/6/2023The U.S. and New Jersey flags will fly at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities on Wednesday, February 8, 2023, to honor and remember Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour.
01/5/2023Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $500 million loan to the New Jersey Infrastructure Bank to modernize wastewater and drinking water systems serving over 10 million people throughout New Jersey.
01/5/2023Announces More than $19 Million in Additional Spending for Nearly 80 Affordable Housing Units Across the State
01/4/2023Legislation will Direct the New Jersey Department of Education to Develop New Jersey Learning Standards in Information and Media Literacy
01/4/2023The Murphy Administration today announced funding for reproductive health care providers as part of Governor Phil Murphy’s ongoing efforts to expand protections for and access to reproductive health care in New Jersey. The funding includes zero-percent interest loans for upgrades at reproductive health care facilities and grants for security enhancements.
01/3/2023“Putting our minimum wage on a clear path to $15 an hour and setting us among the nation’s leading states remains one of my proudest moments,” said Governor Murphy. “This increase will ensure that hundreds of thousands of hardworking people across our state are paid a wage that allows them to provide for their families and live with greater dignity. ..."
Central point of information on COVID-19 federal fund allocations, programs, awards, and expenditures by federal agency, State Department, and State program.
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Statewide awareness campaign that is committed to reducing infant and maternal mortality and morbidity for mothers and infants of all ethnic groups.
200+ acre transformative, hub-style marshalling and manufacturing port project that will serve offshore wind projects in New Jersey and the Mid-Atlantic.
Learn about the exciting initiatives and activities taking place in New Jersey to leverage one of the state's most valuable assets - it's diversity.
The Opportunity Zones program is designed to drive long-term capital investments into low-income rural and urban communities.
The State Health Benefits Plan (SHBP) and the School Employees’ Health Benefits Plan (SEHBP) together cover over 800,000 active and retired members in New Jersey.