October 26, 2021 – Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 271 (the “Order”) on October 20, 2021, which requires new and potential state contractors to demonstrate that all of their employees (whether full-time or part-time) who enter, Pursuant to the Order, each executive department and agency must ensure that the contracts or agreements that it enters into include a clause that the contractor or any subcontractors, at any tier, that is party to the contract, must maintain a COVID-19 vaccination/testing policy.
June 17, 2021 – On June 16, 2021, Governor Murphy signed S3434/A5366 into law. The legislation extends school services for one year for disabled students who could not receive vital programs put on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 27, 2021 – Porzio Governmental Affairs congratulates the winners of EGR’s 2021 North American Awards. The award celebrates excellence in the North American Gaming industry
May 13, 2021 – Governor Murphy’s Executive Orders
February 2, 2021 – Porzio Governmental Affairs’ Barbara DeMarco looks at how an effective social media strategy can breed sports betting loyalty.
December 2, 2020 – Senate Majority Leader Weinberg has released her annual list of the most powerful and influential women in New Jersey civic affairs. Porzio Governmental Affairs is proud to announce that Lynn Nowak and Barbara DeMarco made the list for the fifth year straight.
September 1, 2020 – On Monday, August 31, 2020, the Senate and Assembly announced hearings dates on the proposed (revised) FY 2021 budget in September. Recall, that due to the public health crisis, Fiscal Year 2020 will end on September 30,
August 31, 2020 – The Early Childhood Education Advocates (ECEA), representing New Jersey’s more than 4,100 private licensed childcare centers, voiced today its strong support for Gov. Phil Murphy’s $250 million initiative to help childcare providers and families amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
August 28, 2020 – On Tuesday, August 25, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy delivered his revised and shortened FY 2021 Budget to the State Legislature. In these unprecedented times, back in June, the Governor and Legislature passed a three-month budget from July to September 2020. They now need to adopt the remaining nine-month budget for October 2020-June 2021.
June 15, 2020 – On Friday, May 29, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced that licensed community-based child care centers could reopen to all clients on June 15, providing that centers follow specific CDC and State guidelines. With the exception of approximately 500 of the 4100 licensed community-based child care centers in NJ working on emergency status, the majority of community-based child care centers have been closed for nearly two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.