Archive for Tag: Gov. Phil Murphy

Business leaders distraught about lack of economic plan, says Wirths

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Hal Wirths has received numerous calls from businesses about feeling jettisoned by the Murphy administration which is narrowly focusing on stopping COVID-19 without consideration of how long business owners and their employees can put food on the table. “Everybody I talk to is feeling hopeless...

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Thomson says Murphy’s re-opening plan overly cautious and calls for rescinding executive orders harming small businesses

WALL TWP., N.J. – Assemblyman Edward Thomson said today that Gov. Phil Murphy’s plan to slowly re-open New Jersey is entirely too cautious and will continue to cause increasing business closures and widespread unemployment. “While I agree that we need to take necessary precautions, the state’s business owners and...

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Bergen reminds Murphy that public and economic health are inter-dependent

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Brian Bergen says for Murphy to continue protecting the health of state residents, he must have an equal focus on the state’s economy. “He’s right in one sense,” said Bergen (R-Morris). “If the health care system fails, there will be severe, long-term economic consequences. However,...

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Bergen urges Murphy to provide status of the economy at daily coronavirus briefings

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy has held daily briefings every day for the last several weeks announcing executive orders and providing the status of medical supplies and the latest number of cases with state Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli, communicable disease experts and State Police Superintendent Colonel Patrick Callahan....

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Murphy responds to Bramnick’s request by extending MVC deadlines

TRENTON, N.J. – A plan put forward earlier this week by Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick to extend Motor Vehicle Commission deadlines for drivers was affirmed today by Gov. Phil Murphy. “I would like to thank Governor Murphy for extending the expiration date of driver’s licenses, vehicle registrations and...

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