Number of The Day

June 29, 2020 | Number of The Day
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all voting in New Jersey’s May 12 special elections was done by mail-in ballot. The process did not exactly go smoothly, with problems reported in ...
June 26, 2020 | Number of The Day
When the coronavirus struck, the key focus of officials in New Jersey as elsewhere was to “flatten the curve” of infection. Prisoners’ advocates were worried about how this would be ...
June 25, 2020 | Number of The Day
The Federal Transit Administration announced Wednesday that New Jersey Transit will receive $13.3 million to bolster operations in rural communities. This funding is part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and ...
June 24, 2020 | Number of The Day
The sales tax on medical marijuana will drop to 4% from its current 6.625% on July 1, part of a phased elimination of the levy that was embodied in the ...
June 23, 2020 | Number of The Day
A federal bill that would rebuild America’s infrastructure, stimulate the stalled economy, create millions of well-paying jobs and make investments in clean-energy initiatives to combat climate change: Those are among ...
June 22, 2020 | Number of The Day
The Board of Governors of Rutgers University last week approved a tuition and fee freeze for undergraduates for the 2020-2021 academic year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; they will ...
June 19, 2020 | Number of The Day
During the pandemic, a lot of New Jerseyans are ordering food deliveries from restaurants through third-party apps like DoorDash, Grubhub or UberEats. It should be a good deal all around; ...
June 18, 2020 | Number of The Day
The Division of Consumer Affairs in the state attorney general’s office has been keeping tabs on fraud and consumer complaints related to COVID-19, with an especially keen eye on allegations ...
June 17, 2020 | Number of The Day
The state Election Law Enforcement Commission has adjusted contribution levels and other money rules governing the 2021 race for governor to reflect inflation, lifting the level on allowable campaign donations ...
June 16, 2020 | Number of The Day
Fifty years ago, Ken Gibson won a landslide victory, as 73% of Newark’s registered voters turned out to elect him the first black mayor of Newark (as well as the ...