David Madden

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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Child Sex Abuse
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June 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy is considering a bill that would make New Jersey the 36th state in the nation to adopt a law requiring all schools at every grade level to instruct children about the dangers of sexual abuse. It’s called Erin’s law for Erin Merryn, a child sex abuse...
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Governor Murphy holds a press conference with advocates, community and faith leaders on impact of marijuana legalization and expungement legislation in Trenton.
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David Madden
May 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
MOUNT LAUREL, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — This time next month, New Jersey will be in the middle of its annual budget crunch, with just days to go to adopt a new one or perhaps see most state government operations grind to a halt. What could be the make-or-break issue? It may well come down to money...
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taxes
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David Madden
May 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- A year ago, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law that gave towns, counties and school districts a way to help taxpayers get around new federal limits on deductions they can take for state and local tax payments. So how’s it going? Not one town in the state has...
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Opioids
David Madden
April 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey has taken several steps to further combat the opioid addiction problem. They’re running it out of the attorney general’s office under the banner of NJCARES. “There’s a recognition that this is really a multi-faceted fight that we’re engaged in and it will...
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June 28, 2018; Atlantic City, NJ, USA; The new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. N.J
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David Madden
April 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Profits were down in 2018 for casinos down the shore, according to the latest report from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. But one analyst looks at the numbers and believes the news is far from all negative. There were concerns when Hard Rock and...
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gavel
David Madden
March 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
TOTOWA, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — Just days after New Jersey environmental officials went after several chemical companies to discover the extent of toxic pollutants, three of those companies have been sued by the state attorney general. Gurbir Grewal filed suits against DuPont and spinoff Chemours for...
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Smoke Alarm
David Madden
March 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey fire officials are beginning enforcement of a new regulation on smoke alarms that’s been in place for about a year. The state wants the newest type of alarms in use in most residences. They’re the ones with permanent, 10-year batteries in them that can’t be...
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Governor Carney
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February 22, 2019 - 1:22 pm
DELAWARE CITY, DE (KYW Newsradio) -- You may not be aware of how far America is going to fight the war on opioid addiction. The National Guard is taking part, and Delaware Governor John Carney got a look at what troops under his control are doing. Each state has a Counter Drug Task Force. What they...
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Classroom
David Madden
February 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey public schools will join their counterparts in California in requiring that history classes include contributions made by LGBTQ people. A new law means some major changes in the Garden State. Supporters of the new law say it’ll give young people a fuller...
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