New Jersey 2020 Highlights

"2020 challenged us like never before – but as one New Jersey family, we rose to meet the fight against #COVID19 while building a stronger, fairer state for all." - Gov. Phil Murphy

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Biden will invoke Defense Production Act to boost Covid vaccine production, advisor says

"You will see him invoking the Defense Production Act," Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of Biden's Covid-19 advisory board, said during an interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box."
"The idea there is to make sure the personal protective equipment, the test capacity and the raw materials for the vaccines are produced in adequate supply.”


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After summer of Sussex County rallies, Black Lives Matter organizers look to the future

"I think, at minimum, it's really brought the conversation to the forefront to the point where we have to a have a conversation," he said. "This year, justice became more important to more people.”

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'Promise of a new normal': NJ long-term care facilities begin to receive COVID vaccines

“New Jersey began vaccinating long-term care residents and staff on Monday in a bid to build a firewall against the coronavirus and protect a group that has been devastated by the disease.
With Gov. Phil Murphy looking on at the Roosevelt Care Center in Old Bridge, 103-year-old Mildred Clements, now in her second pandemic, and nurse Esther Moodey were among the first to get vaccinated.
"The vaccine brings hope and optimism about the future and promise of a new normal," Moodey said”
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'Month of Giving' in Sussex County yields 400 donated items for people in need

The Sussex County Democratic Committee concluded its "Month of Giving" initiative this week by donating items that will benefit families in need during the holiday season.

Committee members and volunteers dropped off bags of warm clothes, shoes, blankets, diapers and other products at the NORWESCAP office in Hampton Monday and Tuesday afternoon.

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Sussex County Mayors of the Year

The Sussex County Economic Development Partnership has bestowed the honor of "Mayor of the Year" to all Sussex County Mayors for 2020.

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