NJ Spotlight News: February 19, 2021

NJ Spotlight News | February 19, 2021 | Full Episodes

Exactly one week after the CDC released some of the clearest guidelines to date for safely reopening our schools, Gov. Phil Murphy is laying out more education priorities.

It’s looking like Murphy may have a marijuana legalization bill to sign after all. In a late afternoon hearing, the Senate Judiciary committee cleared a new clean-up bill.

Friday, officials announced 2,679 positive COVID-19 tests and 64 deaths. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 678,306 positive cases in the state and 22,784 confirmed and probable deaths.