Governor Phil Murphy will announce today that he will allow outdoor dining at New Jersey restaurants starting on Monday, June 15, MMM has learned.
The NJ Restaurant and Hospitality Association has pleaded with Murphy to open restaurants on June 5. Murphy’s action will cost these small businesses and their employees 10 days of business, including two traditionally busy late spring weekends.
Murphy will make his announcement during his daily COVID-19 briefing, which is scheduled for 2:30 this afternoon. The briefing will be livestreamed on the governor’s YouTube channel and facebook page.