Gov. Phil Murphy has finally struck a deal on a millionaires tax. Under the plan, residents making more than $1 million a year will pay just under 2% more in income tax. In exchange, the administration will write one-time $500 rebate checks for low- and middle-income families.
Thursday health officials reported 617 new coronavirus cases statewide. It’s the first time positive cases has reached over 600 in more than a month. It pushes the cumulative total to 198,361 with 3 new deaths and 16,057 confirmed and probable fatalities.