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New Jersey

New Jersey

New Jersey (NJ)


Capital: Trenton

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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
8,908,520
Population 2017 8,888,543
Population 2016 8,874,516
Below Poverty 2018 8.2
Below Poverty 2017 10.0
Below Poverty 2016 10.4
Employment – Population Ratio 2018
59.9
Employment – Population Ratio 2017 60.2
Employment – Population Ratio 2016 60.4
Unemployed 2018 4.1
Unemployed 2017 4.6
Unemployed 2016 5.0
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 753
STATE FACTS
The light bulb was invented by Thomas Edison in his Menlo Park laboratory.
The street names in the game Monopoly come from Atlantic City.
Modern paleontology, the science of studying fossils, began in 1858 with the discovery of the first nearly complete skeleton of a dinosaur in Haddonfield, New Jersey.

 

 

 

Government

ELECTED OFFICIALS
 Governor
 Phil Murphy (D)
 Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver (D)
 Attorney General (appointed) Gurbir Grewal (D)
 State Senate Control D – 25; R – 15
 State House Control D – 52; R – 28

 

Legislative Process

LEGISLATIVE DATES AND DEADLINES
Convenes January 2, 2019
Sine Die Adjournment January 14, 2020
Committee Action Deadlines N/A
Crossover Deadline None
Carryover from Previous Session Yes (2018-2019)
Governor’s Signing Deadline (in session) 45 days
Governor’s Signing Deadline (after adjournment) Seven days from adjournment, or legislation is pocket vetoed
Veto Override 2/3 majority
Legislation Effective Date July 4 after enactment

 

 

 

 

Notable Laws & Legislation

Security Breach Notification Law

 

Enforcement

Regulatory Actions

Featured Regulations
Regulatory Guidelines

 

Advocacy, Initiatives & Reports

Advocacy
Reports

 

Trade Associations

There are currently no partner industry associations in New Jersey

Political Geography


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