@RepChrisSmith Thank you Chris for making this possible! My brother would not have survived Covid had it not been for you and your staff. You cut through tons of red tape for us, and we owe you a debt of gratitude!https://t.co/GcvrECXhCD
Kevin McNamara, a 60 year old attorney who lives in Avon-by-the Sea, was hospitalized with COVID-19 on March 28. Last Thursday, after 174 days of isolation in three different hospitals and a rehab facility, McNamara was sent home to continue his long road to recovery.
Kevin’s brother Dan, an engineer who lives in Essex County, credits Congressman Chris Smith with saving Kevin’s life.
Senator Declan O’Scanlon and Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso (R-Monmouth) today welcomed the news that Governor Phil Murphy is allowing New Jersey restaurants to reopen indoor dining starting this weekend, but criticized the Governor’s delay and his 25% capacity limitation.
The COVID-19 rate of transmission, Rt, has spiked in New Jersey since Wednesday, August 26 when Governor Phil Murphy dined in Middletown.
There is absolutely no evidence that Murphy dining outdoors while his friend hosted a 40-50 people indoors in his EO-163 non-compliant Barrel Room Bar has anything to do with the increase in New Jersey’s Rt from .77 on Thursday to .87 on Sunday.
Legislation sponsored by State Senator Vin Gopal that will require nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other long term care facilities to implement policies to prevent social isolation among their residents passed in the New Jersey Senate today, 39-0.