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New Jersey Strong Water Disasters – City-issued water filters fail to remove lead. Bottled water with unknown PFAS levels handed out

StateHouse .news NJ reports - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Gov reports - Access to safe drinking water is critically important to our administrations and we take health risks associated with lead in drinking water very seriously. Recent testing by the City of Newark of water samples taken from three Newark homes, using City-issued water filters, found elevated lead levels…
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Statement from Spokesperson Darryl Isherwood Regarding Judge Jacobson’s Ruling to Dismiss the Lawsuit Against NJ Governor Murphy’s Task Force on EDA Tax Incentives

Office of the Gov reports Trenton, NJ: 07/31/2019 "We are grateful that this action against the Task Force on EDA’s Tax Incentives has been dismissed, allowing it to continue the important work of ensuring the EDA properly administered programs that distributed billions of taxpayer dollars. We would like to thank Judge Jacobson for her thorough and thoughtful decision. The Governor…
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NY NJ Signing of Legislation to Move Forward the Gateway Program

NY NJ STRONG .com news – Joint NY NJ Gov Office release – Trenton, NJ:“The current Hudson River train tunnels are in dire condition, and it’s only a matter of time before one or both tubes fail. Building the new Hudson Tunnel Project is the single most important infrastructure project in our nation, but the Trump administration has abdicated its responsibility…
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Public Notice: New Jersey Capitol Quarantine – The NJ Department of Agriculture Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine is in Place for New Jersey Capitol Mercer County to Prevent Spread

Lanternfly Egg mass What to do: If you see egg masses (pictured), scrape them off, double bag them and throw them away. You can also place the eggs into alcohol, bleach or hand sanitizer to kill them. What to do: If you see egg masses (pictured above), scrape them off, double bag them and throw them away. You can also…
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Governor Murphy Takes Action on Fiscal Year 2020 State Budget

06/30/2019 Budget Makes Critical Investments in the Middle Class, NJ TRANSIT, Property Tax Relief, and Education Governor Also Takes Action to Ensure Fiscal Responsibility  TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed the Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations Act into law, growing core investments in education, NJ TRANSIT, and many other middle-class priorities, while taking decisive action to promote the fiscal responsibility that…
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Governor Phil Murphy Signs Emergency Assistance Legislation

04/30/2019 TRENTON, NJ: Office of the Gov. reports  – Governor Phil Murphy today signed S3585 and S3586 into law, expanding state housing aid for New Jersey's most vulnerable individuals and families.“Every New Jerseyan deserves a safe and affordable place to live,” said Governor Murphy. “With these new laws, we are acting on our commitment to build stronger communities and ensure that no one in…
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