“Governor Phil Murphy and Department of Banking and Insurance Commissioner Marlene Caride announced today that the state has secured relief options with private student loan servicers to expand on the protections the federal government granted to federal student loan borrowers. These new options stand to benefit an estimated 200,000 New Jerseyans with privately held student loans.”
Governor Murphy issued an Executive Order moving the Primary Election, which has caused other important dates to move as well.
- May 13 – Deadline for Change of Party Affiliation Declaration Forms for Primary Election to be Filed with County Commissioners of Registration.
- May 30 – Commencement of Mailing Regular Mail-In Ballots for Primary Election.
- June 16 – Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election.
- June 30 – Deadline to apply for a Mail-In Ballot by Mail for Primary Election.
- July 7 – Primary Election Day and Deadline for In Person Handing in of Mail-In Ballot.
- July 9 – Deadline for Receipt of Timely Mailed Postmarked Mail-In Ballots to County Boards of Election.
To apply to Vote By Mail, you can either:
- Fill out a prepaid Voter Registration Application and check Box 1 for “Vote By Mail” and Box 14 “I wish to receive a Mail-in Ballot for all future elections until I request otherwise in writing to the County Clerk’s office.”
- Fill out an Application for Vote By Mail. Find your county form here.
NJ Transit remains committed to the safety of our customers and employees and is working to ensure a safe environment by following the health standards set by the CDC through the sanitation of our facilities and vehicles and the cleanliness practices of our employees. Additionally, NJ Transit remains committed to providing reliable and dependable service.
Per Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 125 requiring all personnel and customers on New Jersey Transit vehicles to wear face coverings, among other requirements, strengthening NJ TRANSIT’s efforts to protect the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, please be advised that:
- NJ Transit now requires all riders to wear a face covering.
- NJ Transit workers are authorized to limit passenger occupancy to 50% of the vehicle’s maximum capacity on all trains, buses and light rails.
- Customers should be using NJ Transit services for essential travel only.
Did you know that over 650 companies are hiring for over 50,000 jobs during this health crisis? If you are looking for work, click here to review job listings.
Mayor Armstead is warning residents of a dangerous and effective new scam telling New Jersey residents that they need to provide their bank account information via phone, email, or social media message in order to “receive” their $1,200 federal stimulus check. Any person who calls, emails, or messages you and tells you that you need to give them your bank account information in order to receive your stimulus check or to receive it more quickly is lying. You do not need to provide any information to any person calling or emailing in order to receive these funds.
All businesses and property owners may qualify for loans that may be forgivable by a bank. Mike Bono, Executive Director of Uptown Linden, has contacted Unity Bank and learned that they are starting a list for any businesses or property owners that may need assistance. If you choose, please call (908) 419-1515, or, please submit an online request.