On Wednesday, Governor Phil Murphy announced that the N.J. Office of the Secretary of Higher Education would release guidelines for reopening colleges. Universities must submit their restart plans to the Office at least 14 days before any students or staff return to campus, according to Murphy.
The protest is one of many that emerged out of last week’s high-profile death, when Derek Chauvin, a Minneapolis police officer, pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck for eight minutes and forty-six seconds, while three other officers stood by.
“The role of the commission is to provide the best possible advice that we can to Gov. Murphy as we begin to plan for the relaxation of the sheltering order that has been in place for some time now, and the steps that need to be taken to re-establish the economy in the state,” Tilghman said.
Town residents currently receiving energy from PSE&G will be automatically enrolled in the new plan. If residents do not opt out of the switch, they will, by default, receive electricity with higher renewable content.