Ben Dworkin

Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
June 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey will have a budget on Sunday, averting a possible shutdown Monday. But Governor Phil Murphy is expected to line item veto at least some of the $38.7 billion spending plan approved by the legislature 10 days ago. We’ll learn more about what’s cut when Murphy...
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Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney, and Department of Education Commissioner Lamont Repollet visit pre-K classrooms at Oakview Elementary School in the West Deptford School District to discuss the benefits of expanding pre-K education an
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David Madden
May 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
GLASSBORO, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — The working relationship between New Jersey’s Governor and Senate President, both Democrats, has never been all that great since Phil Murphy took office almost 17 months ago. But in recent weeks, it’s gotten worse. In this analysis, a local Political Science expert...
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Gov. Phil Murphy delivers his first State of the State address in Trenton, New Jersey, on Jan. 15, 2019.
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David Madden
January 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
GLASSBORO, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy and legislative Democrats have authorized separate investigations into how $11 billion in tax incentives were authorized over several years to spur business in New Jersey. The efforts are both aimed at getting to how many jobs really were produced...
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New Jersey Election
David Madden
November 07, 2018 - 1:03 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey’s congressional delegation took a seismic shift in Tuesday’s election in favor of Democrats, even with one of the 12 seats still undecided. It was a 7-5 Democrat advantage. Now it’s 10-2, and an Andy Kim win over Tom MacArthur would make it 11-1. Chris...
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Primary Election
David Madden
May 16, 2018 - 12:32 pm
GLASSBORO, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania's mid-term primary is behind us. New Jersey's is three weeks away. What lessons can politicians learn in the Garden State? A couple obvious ones, in the eyes of one political expert. Ben Dworkin at the Rowan Institute for Public Policy and Citizenship...
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