New Jersey state of emergency in effect due to snow

Gov. Chris Christie declared a state of emergency

Gov. Chris Christie declared a state of emergency ahead of Thursday night's winter storm. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

A state of emergency remains in effect for New Jersey as a massive snow event slams the garden state.

Gov. Chris Christie is authorizing a delayed opening for non-essential state employees Friday. This is to allow ample time for roadways, parking lots and sidewalks to be made safe for travel. These non-essential employees are expected to come to work at 10:30 a.m.

"I strongly encourage...

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