N.J. governor extends Anchor property tax relief program application until the end of February
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N.J. governor extends Anchor property tax relief program application until the end of February

More than two million New Jersey residents are eligible to receive up to $1,500 in property tax relief under the state’s new Anchor property tax relief program.  To be eligible for this benefit, you must have occupied your primary residence on Oct. 1st, 2019. You must also file, or be exempt from filling, New Jerey…

N.J. governor signs legislation allowing pharmacists to dispense hormonal contraceptives without requiring a prescription
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N.J. governor signs legislation allowing pharmacists to dispense hormonal contraceptives without requiring a prescription

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Friday signed legislation that allows pharmacists in the state to dispense self-administered hormonal contraceptives to patients without requiring a prescription.  Patients are typically unable to access self-administered hormonal contraceptives, including contraceptive pills, patches, and rings, in New Jersey without first obtaining a prescription from a licensed healthcare provider. The bill…

President Biden signs federal rideshare safety law named after Robbinsville woman

President Biden signs federal rideshare safety law named after Robbinsville woman

President Joe Biden signed a measure into law on Jan. 5 to enhance rideshare safety protections. The law, “Sami’s Law,” is named after Samantha Josephson, a University of South Carolina student and Robbinsville native who was killed by a man posing as an Uber Driver.  H.R. 1082 requires that the Government Accountability Office submit a biennial…

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Jan. 1 COVID-19 update: Hospitalizations continue to rise in New Jersey as transmission rate increases

COVID-19 data is provided by the New Jersey Department of Health and updated every weekday. Only hospitalizations are reported on weekends. The COVID case numbers listed are lower than actual cases due to the prevalence of at-home rapid testing now. As of Dec. 30, 2022, 2,742 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in the state via…

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