Indoor Gathering Limit Decreased to 25 People Maximum & Masks Required for Students In School

Today, Governor Murphy announced that the current statewide rate of transmission is 1.48.  Due to that fact, indoor gatherings are now limited to 25% of a room’s capacity with a maximum of 25 people.   The Governor added “weddings, funerals, memorial services, religious and political activities protected under the First Amendment will continue at a limit of 25% of a room’s capacity, but with a maximum of 100 people.”   In addition, Governor… Read More

Written Driver Tests Available Starting Today By Appointment

Starting today, residents may make an appointment to take the driver knowledge exam at a Motor Vehicle Licensing Center.  Please note, appointments may be made 30 days in advance.  For more information, see the press release below.   MVC Licensing Centers to Offer Testing by Appointment Only   TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission announced today that driver knowledge exams, also known as “written” driver tests, will be available to all… Read More

Current Information Regarding Travel Restrictions for Travelers Coming to/from New Jersey

New Jersey welcomes travel to and from our state. However, to save lives and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the State has issued an incoming travel advisory that all individuals entering New Jersey from states with a significant spread of COVID-19 should quarantine for 14-days after leaving that state. Under the 14-day quarantine travel advisory announced by the Governors of New Jersey, New York and Connecticut, individuals traveling to or returning to… Read More

NJEDA E-Commerce Technical Assistance Program

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) launched a pilot E-Commerce Technical Assistance Program on June 29, which will help New Jersey restaurants, retail stores, and personal care businesses continue to operate safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Authority has engaged the services of Hudson Integrated, Positive Solutions, and Suasion Communications Group to help businesses that normally rely on foot traffic and in-person transactions identify and implement the website and ecommerce capabilities they need to stay… Read More

Governor Murphy Announces Main Street Commercial Corridors Relief

$6 Million in CARES Act Funding to be Allocated to NJRA Small Business Lease – Emergency Assistance Grant Program Governor Phil Murphy today announced a new relief program for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Small Business Lease – Emergency Assistance Grant Program (SBL-EAGP) will allow businesses in 64 eligible municipalities to apply for grants of up to $10,000 for lease costs. The program will assist small business owners impacted… Read More

Updated Quarantine Advisory Issued for Individuals Traveling to New Jersey from Alaska, Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, Virginia, and Washington, Bringing Total to 31 States

31 States Include Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin TRENTON – Governor Murphy today advised individuals traveling to New Jersey from additional states with significant community spread of COVID-19 to quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of last contact within the… Read More

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing the Resumption of Contact Practices and Competitions for Certain Organized Sports in Outdoor Settings

Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 168, allowing the resumption of contact practices and competitions in outdoor settings for organized sports defined as “high risk” by the New Jersey Department of Health’s “Guidance for Sports Activities.” Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 149 on May 29, 2020, allowing organized sports to resume on a phased-in schedule as defined by the Department of Health as “low,” “medium,” and “high risk” activities…. Read More

Updated Quarantine Advisory Issued For Individuals Traveling To New Jersey From Minnesota, New Mexico, Ohio, and Wisconsin, Bringing Total To 22 States

22 States Include Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin TRENTON – Governor Murphy today advised individuals traveling to New Jersey from additional states with significant community spread of COVID-19 to quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of last contact within the identified state. The updated advisory includes four additional states… Read More

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Lifting 50 Percent Capacity Limits on NJ TRANSIT and Private-Carrier Vehicles

Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 165, which lifts 50 percent capacity limits on NJ TRANSIT and private-carrier buses, trains, light rail vehicles and Access Link vehicles, and now requires that NJ TRANSIT and private-carriers limit vehicles to the maximum seated capacity, effective at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15. “As we continue on our road back, we are seeing increases in ridership which are quickly approaching 50 percent of… Read More

Contact Citizen Services For Specific Questions Pertaining To Any Executive Order

Any individual or business who needs answers to specific questions about any Executive Orders and how it pertains to them.  Citizen Services at the Office of the Attorney General can assist in clarifying questions. Citizen Services requests that individuals first go the NJ COVID-19 portal to have their questions answered.  However, if an individual has a specific question that can not be answered he or she may call or email Citizen Services. … Read More