New Jersey to work with 6 other states to reopen economy post-pandemic

Gov. Phil Murphy says he and the governors of six other states will work together to reopen their economies once the coronavirus outbreak begins to subside.

News 12 Staff

Apr 13, 2020, 8:50 PM

Updated 1,463 days ago

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Gov. Phil Murphy says he and the governors of six other states will work together to reopen their economies once the coronavirus outbreak begins to subside.
It’s not clear yet when the region would begin to reopen.
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Murphy said Monday that the public health crisis first must be under control before the states begin relaxing stay-at-home and other orders.
The governor announced the regional cooperation effort on a conference call with fellow Democratic Govs. Ned Lamont of Connecticut, John Carney of Delaware, Andrew Cuomo of New York, Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania and Gina Raimondo of Rhode Island.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker later announced that he would also join in the effort.
 
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The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.
 


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