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State Tipoffs Involving New Jersey Newsletter for Sunday April 05, 2020 ( 19 items )  

Gov. Murphy Announces Mortgage Payment Relief, Financial Protections for New Jerseyans Facing Economic Hardship as Result of Coronavirus
TRENTON, New Jersey, March 31 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release: Acting on a commitment to provide financial relief to New Jersey homeowners, Governor Phil Murphy announced that financial institutions will provide mortgage forbearance and financial protections for New Jerseyans facing economic hardship as a result COVID-19. "Millions of hardworking New Jerseyans are suffering financial losses through no fault of their own as a result of the economic downturn   more

Gov. Murphy: New Jersey Economic Development Authority Announces Initiatives to Support Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus
TRENTON, New Jersey, March 28 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release: The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board approved a suite of new programs designed to support businesses and workers facing economic hardship due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. The package of initiatives includes a grant program for small businesses, a zero-interest loan program for mid-size companies, support for private-sector lenders and Community Devel  more

N.J. Gov. Murphy Administration Launches Emergency Child Care Assistance Program
TRENTON, New Jersey, April 3 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release on April 2: * * * - All 'Essential' Workers Qualify for Assistance Once Registered * * * Administration officials with the New Jersey Departments of Children and Families (DCF) and Human Services (DHS) yesterday issued guidance for the Emergency Child Care Assistance Program for children of workers designated as 'essential' under Governor Murphy's Executive Order 110. Through this program, the   more

N.J. Gov. Murphy Announces Blood Donation Drives Are Critical to State's Health Care Needs, Can Continue Operations
TRENTON, New Jersey, April 3 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release: Governor Phil Murphy and Superintendent of State Police Colonel Patrick Callahan announced an Administrative Order that permits blood donation drives to continue in order to meet the critical medical needs of New Jersey residents. In order to operate, blood drives must undertake appropriate mitigation efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including incorporating social distancing where practi  more

N.J. Gov. Murphy Signs Executive Order Authorizing Commandeering of Property Such As Medical Supplies
TRENTON, New Jersey, April 3 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release on April 2: Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 113, authorizing the New Jersey State Director of Emergency Management to use the Governor's full authority under the Disaster Control Act to commandeer personal services and/or real or personal property. This includes medical supplies and equipment from private companies and institutions in order to help meet the continued need for ventil  more

N.J. Gov. Murphy, N.J. Senate President, Assembly Speaker Issues Statement on Tax Filing Deadline, State Budget Timetable
TRENTON, New Jersey, April 2 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following joint statement with New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney and New Jersey Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin on the tax filing deadline and state budget timetable: "The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused hardships, financial strain, and disruptions for many New Jerseyans and New Jersey businesses. "As part of our response, we have reached agreement that the state income tax filing deadline and the corporati  more

New Jersey Gov. Murphy Announces Funding Sources to Assist Health Care Providers With Coronavirus-Related Expenses
TRENTON, New Jersey, March 31 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release: Governor Phil Murphy detailed two new initiatives that will assist health care organizations with expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Governor announced a $140 million pre-payment to health care providers to support preparations related to COVID-19. Additionally, Governor Murphy announced that the New Jersey Health Care Facilities Financing Authority (NJHCFFA) has launched a $6 million  more

New Jersey Gov. Murphy Signs Executive Order Directing Health Care Facilities to Report Data, Including PPE Inventory, Bed Capacity, on Daily Basis
TRENTON, New Jersey, March 31 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release: Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 111, directing health care facilities to report daily data concerning their capacity and supplies to the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (OEM). The health care facilities subject to this requirement shall include licensed acute care hospitals, long-term care facilities, hospital systems, and emergency field treatment medical facilities, wi  more

New Jersey Gov. Murphy Signs Executive Order to Remove Barriers to Health Care Professionals Joining New Jersey Coronavirus Response
TRENTON, New Jersey, April 2 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release: Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 112, authorizing the Division of Consumer Affairs to temporarily reactivate the licenses of recently retired health care professionals and grant temporary licenses to doctors licensed in foreign countries. The executive order also temporarily permits certain health care professionals to perform acts outside of their ordinary scope of practice and gra  more

New Jersey Gov. Murphy, Superintendent Callahan Announce Updates, Clarifications to List of Businesses Permitted to Operate
TRENTON, New Jersey, March 31 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release: Governor Phil Murphy and Superintendent of the State Police Colonel Patrick Callahan announced an Administrative Order amending which businesses are permitted to operate and clarifying ways in which some businesses may operate in accordance with Executive Order No. 107. The Administrative Order states the following: * Individual appointments to view real estate with realtors by individuals or fa  more

New York Mayor De Blasio Issues Transcript on Appearance at Live on MSNBC's PoliticsNation With Al Sharpton
NEW YORK, March 31 -- New York Mayor Bill de Blasio issued the following transcript on appearance at live on the MSNBC's PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton: Reverend Al Sharpton: Let me bring in the Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio. Mr. Mayor, thank you for being with us. Let me start by asking about when the President of the United States floated the idea of a quarantine of New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey, something that is even legally questionable whether he could do it, but what wa  more

Princeton University: Multi-Year Datasets Suggest Projecting Outcomes of People's Lives With AI Isn't So Simple
PRINCETON, New Jersey, April 1 [TNSscientificresearch] -- Princeton University issued the following news release: The machine learning techniques scientists use to predict outcomes from large datasets may fall short when it comes to projecting the outcomes of people's lives, according to a mass collaborative study led by researchers at Princeton. Published by 112 co-authors in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (http://pnas.org/), the results suggest that sociologists and data  more

Princeton University: Poor People Experience Greater Financial Hardship in Areas Where Income Inequality Is Greatest
PRINCETON, New Jersey, April 1 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- Princeton University issued the following news release: While some are relying on friends and neighbors to help them get groceries, the poor may need to put themselves at risk for COVID-19 by venturing out on public transportation to get supplies. Depending on where they live, they may trust no one else to help out. This is true in areas in the United States with the highest levels of income inequality, where the poor are less likely to   more

Princeton University: Projecting Outcomes of People's Lives With AI Isn't So Simple
PRINCETON, New Jersey, April 4 [TNSscientificresearch] -- Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs issued the following news release: The machine learning techniques scientists use to predict outcomes from large datasets may fall short when it comes to projecting the outcomes of people's lives, according to a mass collaborative study led by researchers at Princeton University. Published by 112 co-authors in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Scie  more

Princeton: Poor People Experience Greater Financial Hardship in Areas Where Income Inequality Is Greatest
PRINCETON, New Jersey, April 4 [TNSsociologyresearch] -- Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs issued the following news release: * * * - Study Shows How a Lack of Community Support Caused by Inequality Exacerbates Cycles of Poverty * * * While some are relying on friends and neighbors to help them get groceries, the poor may need to put themselves at risk for COVID-19 by venturing out on public transportation to get supplies. Depending on where the  more

Rutgers University: Tips for Navigating COVID-19 Crisis at Home With Teens, Young Adults
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey, March 31 -- Rutgers University issued the following news: * * * - A Rutgers expert discusses coping strategies during the public health crisis * * * Compared to young children, teenagers and young adults living and learning at home during the COVID-19 crisis may be feeling the loss of social connections and life experiences while struggling to manage their time. Ann Murphy, director of the Northeast & Caribbean Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) and   more

Statement From New Jersey Gov. Murphy on CDC Domestic Travel Advisory
TRENTON, New Jersey, March 31 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following statement on CDC domestic travel advisory: "Throughout the day, I've been in constant communication with the White House, including discussions with the President and Vice President, who briefed me on tonight's CDC travel advisory affecting the tri-state region. "To be clear, this non-binding advisory guidance does not change the rules that have been established and in place for over a week now under Executiv  more

Stevens Institute of Technology: AI-Powered Shoes Unlock the Secrets of Your Sole
HOBOKEN, New Jersey, March 31 [TNSscientificresearch] -- Stevens Institute of Technology issued the following news release: * * * - Stevens Institute of Technology is turning running shoes into portable laboratories * * * Researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have developed an AI-powered, smart insole that instantly turns any shoe into a portable gait-analysis laboratory. The work, reported in IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, could benefit clinica  more

TD Bank: CoLab Mobile Trailer Used as COVID-19 Testing Site
CHERRY HILL, New Jersey, March 31 -- TD Bank, a financial services company, issued the following news release: * * * - TD Charitable Foundation is Lead Sponsor of Van * * * CoLab Philadelphia, a remodeled 1960s Airstream trailer, was designed to be responsive to rapidly changing healthcare needs in the city neighborhoods that need it most. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, CoLab's mission is more urgent than ever. CoLab, a project of Jefferson's Health Design Lab, has been providing mo  more