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JACK CIATTARELLI WINS NJ GOP PRIMARY FOR GOVERNOR

 


Yesterday, former state Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli won the Republican primary contest for governor. This is the second time he has run; he previously ran in 2017. His match in November is against Gov. Phil Murphy. According to this week's Rutgers-Eagleton poll, 55% of poll respondents gave the governor the thumbs-up for his work overall. (WHYY / ROI-NJ / NJ Spotlight News)

More:
  • Results of contested NJ Senate and Assembly races (NJ Spotlight News)
  • Results for Bergen, Morris, Passaic and Sussex counties (NorthJersey)

EMBATTLED NJ CORRECTIONS COMMISSIONER TO TO RESIGN

 
State corrections commissioner Marcus Hicks will leave his post on June 18. His performance drew public outcry this spring, as journalists at NJ Advance Media doggedly reported revelations of abuse at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women in Hunterdon County. This week, after sharing a new report, Gov. Phil Murphy announced state officials will close the prison. (AP / NJ.com)

NUMBER OF NJ KIDS WITH COVID IN ICU ROSE IN EARLY 2021

 
Though state health officials haven't yet shared all of the numbers, one thing is clear: the pandemic is hitting children and teens. Some cases are very serious, leading to intensive care. "Since the beginning of the pandemic among children ages 5-18, 856 have been hospitalized and similar to the national data, we have also seen an increase in the rate of hospitalized children requiring intensive care," said state Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli. (Patch)

$5000 ELECTRIC VEHICLE INCENTIVE PROGRAM IS ON HOLD


The rebate to encourage people to purchase electric vehicles — $5,000 — expired at the end of last year, in December. So if you've bought a green-ish vehicle in 2021, you've missed out. But not for long: details are forthcoming. "Phase two will begin this summer, however the specific date has yet to be announced," the state Board of Public Utilities spokesman said. (NJ.com)
 

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