Tag: covid-19

Death rate for N.J. COVID-19 positive residents ticks up to 2.5%

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s caseload of official COVID-19 positive residents reached 34,124 on Saturday. 846 individuals have succumbed to the Chinese virus. The latest numbers mean New Jersey’s death rate for individuals who test positive is approximately 2.5%. That’s Read More

VIDEO: Spadea, Rooney talk consequences for China’s role in COVID-19

TRENTON, N.J. – There’s a growing movement to sue China for its role in perpetrating the spread of COVID-19. But can it succeed? And is there a point even if legal recourse fails? Save Jersey Founder and N.J. attorney Matt Read More

VIDEO: GOP nurse-turned-legislator demonstrates how to sew a COVID-19 mask

TRENTON, N.J. – Looking to do something useful for the cause during your time at home? Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz (R-21) – a former nurse – posted a video on Thursday demonstrating how to sew an effective COVID-19 mask at home. Read More

DISASTER: New Jersey saw 206,253 new unemployment claims last week

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy’s closure of New Jersey non-essential businesses continues to exact a disastrous toll on the state’s job market. On Thursday, the N.J. Department of Labor reported that it had received 206,253 new unemployment claims for Read More

N.J. needs to give long-term economic dangers same attention as COVID-19 | Bergen

By Brian Bergen _ The economic fallout from measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will likely be severe. Hundreds of thousands of employers and their millions of employees could be without a job in the coming months. We aren’t Read More

Single-use plastic bags are back! Let’s hope they stick around. | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ They say necessity is the mother of invention, Save Jerseyans. In this case, necessity is also capable of resurrecting an old invention from its grave: single-use plastic bags.  Hallelujah. There was never a good reason to Read More

Murphy and DOT Commissioner Wrong to Proceed with Toll Hike Hearings | Ciattarelli

By Jack Ciattarelli _ Governor Phil Murphy is at it again. This time it’s the Atlantic City Expressway and South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA) toll hike hearings.  I’ve said again and again since late February – the Governor’s intentional lack of Read More