Archive for Tag: CARES Act

Rooney spotlights New Jersey’s small business health insurance crisis induced by the coronavirus

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s struggling small businesses have prioritized paying for employee health insurance premiums as the country faced its biggest public health crisis in modern history. Now small employers who purchase insurance through Members Health Plan NJ are looking at a 5.5 percent monthly Covid surcharge –...

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DeCroce makes case for regional approach as Murphy begins latest round of restrictions

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce is pushing Gov. Phil Murphy to consider a regional approach to managing the second wave of Covid-19 as he begins implementing new restrictions for the first time in months. “Blanket rulemaking is not the appropriate response,” said DeCroce (R-Morris). “The governor needs to...

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Bramnick bill reimbursing restaurant owners for ‘Murphy almost opening’ passes Assembly panel

TRENTON, N.J. – Bipartisan legislation, sponsored by Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick and Senate President Steve Sweeney, to reimburse restaurants that had spent money on supplies in preparation for indoor dining’s return passed unanimously out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee. “We all know how difficult it has been for...

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Bramnick: Murphy should focus federal money on small business relief

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to use federal relief under the CARES Act to help small businesses and residents make ends meet. “As much federal funding as possible should go to small businesses and individuals,” said Bramnick (R-Union). “Our priority...

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