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Governor Murphy Lifts State of Emergency


Trenton – Governor Phil Murphy today announced that the State of Emergency declared on March 20, 2018 has been lifted. 

Text of Executive Order 18 is below.


State of New Jersey
Executive Order #18

Governor Philip D. Murphy

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 17 (2018), declaring a State of Emergency, was issued on March 20, 2018, because of severe weather events forecasted for March 21, 2018; and

WHEREAS, the severity of the conditions necessitating the declaration of a State of Emergency has eased;

 NOW, THEREFORE, I, PHILIP D. MURPHY, Governor of the State of New Jersey, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and by the Statutes of this State, do hereby ORDER and DIRECT:

1. The State of Emergency declared in Executive Order No. 17 (2018) is terminated.

2. This Order shall take effect immediately.

GIVEN, under my hand and seal this 26th day of March, Two Thousand and Eighteen and of the Independence of the United States the Two Hundred and

/s/ Philip D. Murphy



/s/ Matthew J. Platkin

Chief Counsel to the Governor