Tag: new jersey

REAL ID enforcement deadline delayed to October 2021 due to COVID-19

FREEHOLD, N.J. – You’ll be able to fly with your regular New Jersey driver’s license until October 1, 2021… assuming we’re allowed to fly by then. On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that it would extend its 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

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

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

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