On August 12, 2020 the Supreme Court of New Jersey held up the constitutionality of the controversial "New Jersey COVID-19 Emergency Bond Act” ("COVID Bond Act"), which authorizes the State of New Jersey ("State") to borrow up to $9.9 billion to address the fiscal crisis that has resulted from the continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On May 15, 2020, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) released the loan forgiveness application for small businesses that received loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) as created by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act.
On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act into law, which implemented an array of programs aimed at providing economic support to impacted areas of the economy.
This week, Governor Murphy signed S2374 in law, which expands the New Jersey Family Leave Act (“NJFLA”) to allow employees to take up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave to care for a family member for reasons related to COVID-19 or other communicable diseases.
On March 16, 2020 Governor Murphy set forth in Executive Order 104 a number of measures instituted to combat the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
COVID-19 and the Information Age present an interesting combination.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) passed both the Senate and the House and was then signed by the President.
As expected, within a few hours after the House of Representatives approved the historic $2 trillion stimulus package that passed the Senate earlier this week, President Donald Trump signed the bill into law.
On March 26, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) issued a sweeping temporary enforcement and compliance policy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today, the House of Representatives approved the historic $2 trillion stimulus package that passed the Senate earlier this week, overcoming last-minute drama by using an unusual procedural move to thwart a demand by a conservative Republican to force members to vote in person.