First Lady Tammy Murphy, New Jersey Department of Health Convenes New Maternal Mortality Review Committee

First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Health Commissioner Judith M. Persichilli today held the first meeting of the new, broader Maternal Mortality Review Committee comprised of 24 members representing diverse disciplines across the health field.

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Statement from Rep. Sherrill on the USPS and Mailboxes in Morristown

"I’m deeply disturbed by reports around the country and here in the 11th District about slowdowns at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). Americans depend on the USPS, and the Postmaster General’s recent policies are placing an undue burden on our citizens: veterans are waiting weeks for prescriptions to be delivered, people are seeing their credit scores drop because payments sent through the mail are delivered late, and small businesses already reeling from the pandemic are unable to reach their customers or receive materials as they normally would."

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Rep. Sherrill Announces $719,000 in Funding for Local Housing Authorities to Assist NJ-11 Families

Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today that eight housing authorities across NJ-11 received $719,000 in CARES Act funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to help low-income families in the district.

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The League of Women Voters Sussex Highlands 2020 Essay Winners

The League of Women Voters Asks Young Adults, “Is voting a right or a privilege?”

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Murphy Administration Announces $150 Million in Coronavirus Relief Funds to be Awarded to New Jersey Colleges and Universities

Governor Phil Murphy and the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE) today announced that the Administration will award $150 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds to New Jersey’s public and private colleges and universities to help offset costs incurred as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order to Protect Public Health by Mailing Every Active Registered Voter a VBM Ballot Ahead of the General Election

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Phil Murphy today signed an executive order to create a modified vote-by-mail (VBM) election for the November 3rd General Election. The order suspends the sending of sample ballots and requires that each county’s elections officials send VBM ballots with pre-paid postage to all active registered voters for the General Election.

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