NJ Spotlight News: June 24, 2021

A new state budget is heading to Gov. Phil Murphy’s desk. The legislature today gave final approval to a new $46.4 billion spending plan for the new fiscal year beginning on July 1. The final votes came less than 48 hours after the bill was posted on the legislature’s website.

Thursday, officials announced 210 new, positive cases and 6 new deaths. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 892,027 cases in the state.

We’re in this together
For a better-informed future. Support our nonprofit newsroom.
Donate to NJ Spotlight