Governor Phil Murphy Indicators Laws Offering $25 Million in Small Enterprise Help
Laws is A part of a $100 Million Reduction Package deal for New Jersey Small Companies
MEDFORD – Governor Phil Murphy in the present day signed into legislation S-3523, which supplies $25 million in federal COVID-19 reduction support for small companies all through New Jersey. The invoice – sponsored by Senators Daybreak Marie Addiego and Joe Lagana and Assemblymen Gordon Johnson, John Armato, and Roy Freiman – focuses on offering a lifeline to microbusinesses with 5 or fewer staff. The invoice is a part of a five-bill, $100 million reduction effort aimed toward serving to New Jersey’s economic system get well from the year-long pandemic.
“Principal Road companies have at all times been the spine of our economic system and sadly have been the toughest hit through the pandemic,” mentioned Governor Murphy. “This invoice, together with others I’ll signal later this month, will assist 1000’s of companies preserve their doorways open as we climb out of the financial hardships wrought by COVID-19.”
“New Jersey by no means totally recovered from the Nice Recession, and a whole lot of that was because of the restricted reduction residents, companies and organizations acquired,” mentioned Senator Daybreak Marie Addiego. “Proper now, now we have a possibility to study from our errors and supply reduction funding for many who have struggled over the previous yr, particularly microbusinesses. No extra companies ought to must completely shut due to the pandemic, and this laws will present the help wanted to forestall any extra enterprise closures.”
“Within the final yr, small companies throughout the state have been significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, with many being pressured to completely shut their doorways on account of a scarcity of income,” mentioned Senator Joseph Lagana. “Our staff and enterprise homeowners have been harm badly, particularly within the smaller economies all through the state. It’s essential to supply the help wanted for our companies to stay open and as soon as once more thrive in communities throughout New Jersey.”
“Microbusinesses are going through unprecedented challenges via no fault of their very own due to this ongoing public well being disaster,” mentioned Assemblymen Gordon Johnson, Roy Freiman, and John Armato. “Providing our help in these troublesome instances will assist guarantee these precious enterprises can proceed to succeed for years to come back.”
“Small companies are the guts and soul of our communities. Whereas these companies have been hit the toughest by COVID-19, the resilience and ingenuity of enterprise homeowners and their staff all through the pandemic has been inspiring,” mentioned NJEDA Chief Government Officer Tim Sullivan. “I’m proud to be right here in the present day with Governor Murphy celebrating this new invoice that may present further sources for small companies as they start the exhausting work of recovering from the devastation of the pandemic.”
“Small companies should not solely the spine of our economic system, however are the middle of our downtowns and native communities, so we’re thrilled that Governor Murphy and the Legislature are taking this step to verify vital funds can be found to help them via this disaster,” mentioned Burlington County Commissioner Deputy Director Dan O’Connell. “All through the final yr, we’ve seen how essential it’s for all ranges of presidency to work collectively to supply the mandatory assist and help for our residents and companies. That’s what is going on in Burlington County and throughout New Jersey.”
The reduction support shall be administered by the New Jersey Financial Growth Authority, which to this point has supplied greater than $250 million in support to 55,000 New Jersey companies.
The invoice signing was held at Fond Recollections, a boutique in Medford specializing in jewellery, purses, and child items. Fond Recollections was opened in 1987.
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