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Jun 12

Governor Issues Executive Order 153

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on June 12, 2020 at 10:53 AM by Legislative Staff

On Tuesday, Governor Murphy issued Executive Order 153 rescinding the stay at home order and opening public and private clubs’ swimming pools as well as certain outdoor recreational and entertainment business previously closed by Executive Order 107.

Effective 6:00 a.m. on Monday, June 22, 2020 public and private swimming pools may open, including their outdoor spaces. In order to open, the pool facilities must comply with the New Jersey Department of Health standards. Food and drink establishments (i.e., concession stands, snack bars, restaurants) at pool facilities and recreational businesses must comply with the requirements of Executive Order 150. Please note that pools may open earlier for lifeguard training and swimming lessons.  

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Mar 03

Governor Murphy Announces Creation of Age-Friendly State Advisory Council

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on March 3, 2021 at 4:18 PM by Legislative Staff

On Tuesday, Governor Murphy announced the creation of an Age-Friendly State Advisory Council and signed Executive Order No. 227, which will work to identify opportunities for creating livable communities for people of all ages, recommend best practices for age-friendly work, and promote community inclusion across the state. Within eighteen months of the Executive Order, the Department of Human Services will develop and deliver to the Governor a blueprint of best practices for advancing age-friendly practices across the state based on by the advice of the Advisory Council.

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