The New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association (PBA) wants a restraining order to stop an executive order mandating state and county correctional police officers receive their COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters.
New Jersey’s revenues continue to rise, as collections for “major taxes” exceeded $5.4 billion in December, an increase of 25.8%, or $1.1 billion, from a year earlier, the state Department of the Treasury said.
Legislation recently signed by Gov. Phil Murphy could exclude many businesses from bidding on public works contracts because they will not meet apprenticeship program requirements, business groups say.
Gov. Phil Murphy derided New Jerseyans who do not receive the COVID-19 vaccine or booster as selfish, saying it is “akin to drunk driving,” prompting a leading Republican to chastise the governor for making the comparison.
Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a measure requiring new hotel owners to keep workers on the payroll for at least 90 days following a sale, a requirement that a leading business group says should concern all businesses.