Archive for Tag: Centers for Disease Control

Thomson calls on Murphy to drop unnecessary mask mandate

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Edward Thomson chided Gov. Phil Murphy for maintaining indoor mask mandates even after the Centers for Disease Control released updated guidance that says masks are no longer needed for fully vaccinated Americans in most circumstances. “Now that the experts at the CDC say we can...

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Murphy should adopt new CDC guidelines and open schools, says GOP lawmaker

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Brian Bergen called on Gov. Phil Murphy to immediately implement the new social distancing guidelines issued Friday from the Centers for Disease Control, which allow students to sit three-feet apart instead of six feet. The updates were made after the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases published...

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Peterson pushes to safely reopen businesses with new legislation

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Erik Peterson’s “Healthy Citizens and Healthy Business Act,” which is scheduled to be introduced May 4, would allow non-essential businesses shuttered by Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive order to reopen providing they comply with safety protocols.  “We need to make decisions based on science and common...

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