New Jersey students from kindergarten to 12th grade will be required to wear masks in schools when the new year begins in a few weeks, Gov. Phil Murphy is set to announce Friday as COVID-19 cases rise in the state.
Employees in certain state and private healthcare facilities and other high-risk congregate settings in New Jersey must either be vaccinated or undergo regular testing according to a new mandate.
The CDC says even if you're vaccinated you should go back to wearing a mask indoors in parts of the country where infections are rising. New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut are reviewing the new guidance.
Gov. Phil Murphy's administration is seeking placement of the 23-mile lower Hackensack River on the federal EPA's list of Superfund toxic sites.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday he’s not ready to reinstitute mask requirements, now or when schools are back in session in September.
COVID-19 cases are ticking up ever so slightly in New York City neighborhoods where people have not been vaccinated. And for the first time in months, the infection rate in New Jersey has risen above 1%.
Gamblers who smoke are once again lighting up inside Atlantic City's casinos, even as a renewed push is on by smoking opponents to prohibit it permanently. A year-long temporary ban on smoking at the casinos, inspired by the coronavirus outbreak last year, ended on Sunday.
New Jersey has set aside $4 million in its recently enacted budget for long-needed repairs to the Wildwood boardwalk, one of the Jersey Shore's main attractions.
New Jersey utility regulators approved the state's second and third offshore wind projects, advancing the state's quest to become a national leader in the wind power industry.
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, the nation’s first Sikh state attorney general, is resigning to join the Securities and Exchange Commission, the agency and Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed a record $46.4 billion budget on Tuesday, sending out checks of up to $500 to 760,000 families, making an almost $7 billion pension payment and boosting overall spending by 15% over last year.
New Jersey residents would get a number of tax benefits under an agreement the state's Democratic governor and Legislature have announced.
New Jersey on Friday hit Gov. Phil Murphy's goal of vaccinating 4.7 million people.
Signs of normalcy abound on both sides of the Hudson River with the MTA announcing subway ridership is up and, in NJ, 70% of adults have been vaccinated.
Many special-needs families in New Jersey are hoping the governor signs a bill that would give special-needs adults more time before they age out of the educational system. New York families are facing a similar dilemma.
A prohibition on utility shutoffs aimed at helping people whose incomes took a hit because of COVID-19 is coming to an end.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has won the Democratic primary, all but a formality since he ran unopposed. He will take on Jack Ciattarelli, the small business founder and former Assembly member, who the Republican primary.
Gov. Phil Murphy is ending the COVID-19 public health emergency that has been in place in New Jersey for more than a year.
New Jersey will be shutting down its six mass COVID-19 vaccination sites as the state moves from a mega-site model to relying on about 1,800 community inoculation sites.
The project to build a new Hudson River tunnel connecting New York and New Jersey can push ahead with engineering and design work after receiving a key approval from the deferral government.