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SURVEY: Nearly half of LD40 businesses say they won’t survive the next 3 weeks

MIDLAND PARK, N.J. – Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips (R-40) had and idea: survey 300 North Jersey businesses (hailing from his district extending from Northern Bergen into Passaic County) to see how they’re weathering the COVID-19 outbreak. What he discovered wasn’t comforting. Read More

COVID-19: Newark, Irvington, and the Oranges decide to bar travel between towns

NEWARK, N.J. – Can municipalities criminalize travel between towns? The mayors of Newark, East Orange, Orange, and Irvington say that’s their plan; they’ve coordinated on a “lockdown” designed to prevent residents from moving between their towns. It’s the latest example of Read More

UPDATE #2: Monmouth prosecutor, sheriff block release of 14 of 22 dangerous inmates

Updated: 12:25 p.m. 4/1/20 FREEHOLD, N.J. – 22 prisoners. One of them – a Megan’s Law violator – murdered a 16-year-old girl decades ago. Another compelled his own 7-year-old daughter to perform oral sex… on him. Two others are convicted Read More

Murphy lets more toll hike ‘hearings’ proceed with the public stuck at home

TRENTON, N.J. – Is it really a “hearing” if the public can’t attend? Governor Phil Murphy and transportation authority officials don’t care. Surging unemployment and a statewide “stay at home” order haven’t dissuaded them from forging ahead with three more Read More

Grewal moves to restrict Hydroxychloroquine, Chloroquine prescriptions in N.J.

Updated – 3/31/20 @ 9:05 a.m. TRENTON, N.J. – On Sunday, the FDA authorize the emergency use of the malaria drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine which some believe could aid in the battle against COVID-19. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal Read More

LISTEN: Rooney tells Giordano COVID-19 ‘brings out the worst in Murphy’

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Criminal sanctions for public assembly. Dangerous prisoners released from New Jersey jails. Indefinite closures of private businesses. Arbitrary exemptions. Many Americans are being their best selves at the moment; is COVID-19 bring out the worst in Phil Read More

Murphy reverses course, lets N.J. firearms retailers reopen (with conditions)

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy surprised attendees at Monday afternoon’s daily COVID-19 press conference by announcing that New Jersey’s firearms retailers can reopen. He had previously insisted that firearm retailers would remain classified as non-essential. The ardently anti-2A Democrat Read More

N.J. Assemblywoman volunteers as EMR during COVID-19 crisis

HOLMDEL, N.J. – While most mid-level elected official have thrived on cliches during the present COVID-19 pandemic, one New Jersey legislator has spent considerable time volunteering with the Holmdel First Aid Squad. “I like being able to give back to Read More