Gov. Murphy shoots down prospect of fining travelers who won’t provide information

Gov. Phil Murphy has shot down the prospect of fining travelers from COVID-19 hot spots if they don’t provide contact information to health officials.

News 12 Staff

Jul 14, 2020, 10:31 PM

Updated 1,379 days ago

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Gov. Phil Murphy has shot down the prospect of fining travelers from COVID-19 hot spots if they don’t provide contact information to health officials.
Murphy spoke Tuesday about the new proposal to do just that made Monday by fellow Democrat New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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New Jersey joined New York and Connecticut last month in advising travelers from states with outbreaks that they’ll need to quarantine for two weeks.
Twenty-two states are now on the list.
The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.


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