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State Tipoffs Involving New Jersey Newsletter for Sunday April 19, 2020 ( 17 items )  

County College of Morris Receives NSF Grant to Launch Data Science Certificate Program
RANDOLPH, New Jersey, April 14 -- County College of Morris issued the following news: County College of Morris (CCM) has received a $235,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the launch of a Data Science Certificate program. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there is a high demand for data scientists, whose work involves managing, analyzing and interpreting large sets of data. The BLS 2018 projections indicated that data science analytic jobs wil  more

Del. Gov. Carney and Five Governors Announce Multi-State Council to Get People Back to Work and Restore the Economy
DOVER, Delaware, April 14 -- Gov. John C. Carney, D-Delaware, issued the following news release: Recognizing that their states have one integrated regional economy, Delaware Governor John Carney, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, and Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo announced the creation of a multi-state council to restore the economy and get people back to work. This announcement builds on th  more

Maine Gov. Mills Joins Coalition Calling on Trump Administration to Increase Access to Affordable Health Care
AUGUSTA, Maine, April 14 -- Gov. Janet Mills, D-Maine, issued the following news release: Governor Janet Mills joined a coalition of Governors from Delaware, Illinois, Michigan, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin in writing to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma to ask the Administration to reconsider its decision and take s  more

Mich. Gov. Whitmer Leads Coalition Calling on Trump Administration to Increase Access to Affordable Health Care During COVID-19
LANSING, Michigan, April 14 -- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Governor Gretchen Whitmer, along with a coalition of governors from Delaware, Illinois, Maine, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma to ask that the Administration reconsider   more

N.J. Gov. Murphy Announces Intention to Sign Legislation Extending Tax Filing Deadline
TRENTON, New Jersey, April 14 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release: Governor Phil Murphy announced his intention to sign into law a bill extending New Jersey's income and corporate tax filing deadline to July 15. The bill received final passage in the Legislature and will be signed by the Governor tomorrow. "As we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, it is imperative that we give both the state and our residents every opportunity to endure financially," sai  more

N.J. Gov. Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Certain Deadlines Associated With Rulemaking
TRENTON, New Jersey, April 16 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release: Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 127, extending various deadlines associated with rulemaking for state agencies until 90 days following the end of the public health emergency. The order additionally allows for any rules or emergency rules that would expire during the current public health emergency to be extended until 90 days following the end of the public health emergency. "E  more

N.J. Gov. Murphy Signs Executive Order Prohibiting Cable and Telecommunications Providers From Terminating Internet, Voice Service
TRENTON, New Jersey, April 14 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release on April 13: Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 126, prohibiting cable and telecommunications providers from terminating Internet and voice service due to nonpayment until 30 days after the current public health emergency has ended. The order also mandates that all service downgrades, service reductions, or late fees due to nonpayment are prohibited unless they are imposed in accordan  more

N.J. Gov. Murphy Signs Legislation to Expand Family Leave Protections During COVID-19 Outbreak
TRENTON, New Jersey, April 15 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release on April 14: Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (S2374), which expands protections of the Family Leave Act to allow employees forced to take time off to care for a family member during the COVID-19 outbreak with up to 12 weeks of unpaid family leave in a 24-month period without losing their jobs. Under the bill, employees will be eligible for leave to care for a family member as a result of   more

N.J. Gov. Murphy Takes Action on Legislation
TRENTON, New Jersey, April 16 -- Gov. Phil Murphy, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release: Governor Murphy signed the following bills into law: A-2371/S-865 (Kennedy, Pinkin, Zwicker/Smith, Bateman) - Requires large food waste generators to separate and recycle food waste and amends definition of "Class I renewable energy" A-3901/S-2334 (Chiaravalloti, Kennedy, Speight, Dunn/Pou, Vitale, Greenstein, Brown) - Permits professional and occupational licensing boards to reactivate licensu  more

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo, Colleagues Announce Multi-State Council to Get People Back to Work, Restore Economy
ALBANY, New York, April 14 -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-New York, issued the following news release: Recognizing that their states have one integrated regional economy, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Delaware Governor John Carney and Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo announced the creation of a multi-state council to restore the economy and get people back to work. This announcement builds on the   more

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo, Colleagues Announce Multi-State Council to Get People Back to Work, Restore Economy
ALBANY, New York, April 14 -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-New York, issued the following transcript on April 13: Governor Cuomo: Hello. So good to see you again. Thank you very much. Good afternoon to everyone. Let me welcome my fellow governors who are on the telephone who you will hear from in a moment. We have Governor Phil Murphy from the great state of New Jersey. We have Governor Ned Lamont from the great state of Connecticut; Governor Tom Wolf from the great state of Pennsylvania; Governor John  more

Pa. Gov. Wolf, Colleagues Announce Multi-State Council to Get People Back to Work, Restore Economy
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, April 14 -- Gov. Tom Wolf, D-Pennsylvania, issued the following news release: Recognizing that their states have one integrated regional economy, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, Delaware Governor John Carney, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced the creation of a multi-state council to restore the economy and get people  more

Princeton Awards Over $500K to Rapid, Novel and Actionable COVID-19 Research Projects
PRINCETON, New Jersey, April 15 -- The Princeton Environmental Institute issued the following news: With the aim of accelerating solutions to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Princeton University has awarded funding to seven new faculty-led research initiatives with strong potential for impact. Among the researchers whose projects were funded are Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) associated faculty Andrea Graham, Bryan Grenfell, C. Jessica Metcalf, Julien Ayroles and Guy Nordenson  more

Princeton Awards Over Half-a-Million Dollars in Funding for Rapid, Novel and Actionable Research Projects
PRINCETON, New Jersey, April 13 [TNSgrants] -- Princeton University issued the following news release: With the aim of accelerating solutions to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Princeton has awarded University funding for seven new faculty-led research initiatives with strong potential for impact. The funding enables faculty and their teams to address crucial questions in biomedical, health-related and fundamental science, as well as policy, social and economic topics. Projects will r  more

Princeton Researchers Map Rural U.S. Counties Most Vulnerable to COVID-19
PRINCETON, New Jersey, April 16 -- The Princeton Environmental Institute issued the following news: A county-by-county analysis of the United States by Princeton University researchers suggests that rural counties with high populations of people over 60 and limited access to health care facilities could eventually be among the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) that has so far killed more than 100,000 people worldwide. Counties concentrated in the western United States, the nor  more

Princeton Researchers Map Rural U.S. Counties Most Vulnerable to COVID-19
PRINCETON, New Jersey, April 17 -- Princeton University issued the following news release: A county-by-county analysis of the United States by Princeton University researchers suggests that rural counties with high populations of people over 60 and limited access to health care facilities could eventually be among the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) that has so far killed more than 100,000 people worldwide. Counties concentrated in the western United States, the northern Mid  more

Stevens Institute of Technology: Researchers to Tag Air Flow of Objects Moving at Previously Inaccessible Hypersonic Speeds
HOBOKEN, New Jersey, April 17 -- Stevens Institute of Technology issued the following news release: A day trip from Los Angeles to Tokyo could eventually be possible but first, researchers need to be able to measure the flow of air at high speed - seven times the speed of sound, Mach 7, or higher - and understand the variables that impact them. Nick Parziale, assistant professor in mechanical engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology, has received two awards from the Office of Naval Rese  more