The latest New Jersey news and commentary on the novel coronavirus, the restrictions in place because of it, and help for people struggling.
16 counties in NJ now covered by CDC indoor mask recommendation
The only five counties in New Jersey where the public indoor masking recommendation does not apply are Cumberland, Hunterdon, Mercer, Morris and Warren.
What it would take for a Jersey holdout to get vaccinated
The Biden administration is now willing to spend billions of dollars to encourage millions of holdouts to roll up a sleeve.
With most MVC workers vaccinated, offices aren’t closing as much
If an employee tests positive for COVID the office is sanitized, but it can reopen the next day instead of shutting down for 2 weeks.
Murphy: Mask and vaccine mandates must remain options in NJ
Governor says the state is "looking at a whole number of options" for vaccine mandates and indicates any change in school mask guidance could wait a month.
NJ college students can fight back against vaccine segregation
Attorney Dana Wefer is here to help you.
Unions make pitch: Use COVID aid for NJ state worker hazard pay
The Murphy administration is soliciting ideas for what to do with nearly $4 billion in federal COVID recovery funds from the American Rescue Plan.
If the pandemic gets worse, could it derail Murphy’s reelection?
If masking mandates return for school kids it could become a front-burner issue, but political experts say many worried state residents would support it.
NJ teachers union says schools should mask up again
The recommendation for returning to indoor masking amid a spike in COVID cases comes amid a federal lawsuit filed by NJ families, saying such rules violate their kids' rights.