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Apr 29

FY2023 Budget Departmental Hearings Continue

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on April 29, 2022 at 4:22 PM by Legislative Staff

The week of April 25, both the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee and the Assembly Budget Committee held hearings for the Department of Health, the Department of Environmental Protection, and the Department of Community Affairs.

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Oct 06

Halloween Activities Can Proceed

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on October 6, 2020 at 3:04 PM by Legislative Staff

On Monday, October 5, 2020, Governor Murphy announced that Halloween activities can go forward with local guidance provided by the New Jersey Department of Health to local officials, schools, outside organizations, and businesses. The goal is to keep residents safe and reduce the spread of COVID-19 while allowing for a fun time during Halloween season. The Department of Health reminds individuals not to participate in Halloween activities if they or a household member has a known exposure to COVID-19, are sick/symptomatic, or has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and has not yet met the criteria for discontinuing isolation.

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