Gov. Phil Murphy

Governor Phil Murphy holds a press conference on the push for guns laws in Westfield on Wednesday, June 19, 2019.
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Mike DeNardo
July 16, 2019 - 2:34 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a series of new gun control measures making New Jersey's already-strict firearms laws tougher. "These four bills are now the law of the land,” Murphy said. At a ceremony at a high school in Union County, Murphy signed four bills that he...
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Offshore Wind Turbine in a Wind farm under construction off the England coast. - stock photo
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David Madden
July 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — Ocean waters off the New Jersey coast could soon be the home of America’s largest offshore wind farm. State utility regulators have approved the first of several permits needed to make the Ocean Wind project a reality. The Danish energy company Orsted is pairing up...
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Governor Phil Murphy today showcased details of the proposed New Jersey Innovation Evergreen Fund (NJIEF), a groundbreaking new program to bring more venture capital investment to New Jersey while strengthening the Garden State’s innovation ecosystem in N
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David Madden
July 05, 2019 - 8:40 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — The fallout from New Jersey's latest budget battle continues with the Gov. Phil Murphy freezing $235 million in spending, and those affected by the move are complaining out loud about it. The governor’s office, in a statement, stressed that many of the programs hit by...
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Governor Phil Murphy signs legislation today establishing a State-Based Health Exchange in New Jersey in Trenton on Friday, June 28, 2019.
Edwin J. Torres/Governor’s Office.
Justin Udo
June 30, 2019 - 5:11 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — After a long hard fight, New Jersey finally gets a budget and avoids a state shut down. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed off on the $38.7 billion budget Sunday, a little more than a week after it passed through his state's legislature. Today, I signed a budget that...
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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 holds a budget press conference on the need for long-term and sustainable revenues to rebuild NJ TRANSIT on June 27, 2019, in Secaucus
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David Madden
June 27, 2019 - 8:55 pm
SECAUCUS, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — After a week of saying “all options” were being considered by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy in his budget battle with the legislature, he’s taken the most drastic off the table. He will, in fact, sign the $38.7 billion plan submitted to him, although there will be...
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Man with orange jacket and sunglasses stopping taxi in the city street
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Mark Abrams
June 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to sign into law a bill that would require New Jersey ride-hailing companies to roll out more passenger-protection and driver ID measures. The bill is known as Sami's Law and it's named in memory of Robbinsville, New Jersey native Samantha...
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Doctor consulting male patient, working on diagnostic examination on men's health disease or mental illness, while writing on prescription record information document in clinic or hospital office
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David Madden
April 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) - A new law in New Jersey requires insurers to cover treatment for mental health problems on the same level as a physical ailment. There are already laws on the books, both state and federal requiring equal treatment, but it’s left to state to enforce them. In New Jersey...
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Governor Phil Murphy today showcased details of the proposed New Jersey Innovation Evergreen Fund (NJIEF), a groundbreaking new program to bring more venture capital investment to New Jersey while strengthening the Garden State’s innovation ecosystem in N
Courtesy of Edwin J. Torres/Governor's Office via Flickr
David Madden
March 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy continues pushing for priorities in his proposed $38.6 billion budget for the next fiscal year. Spurring innovation is seen as one way to stimulate the state’s economy and business climate. At an event in North Brunswick, the...
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David Madden
March 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The Murphy Administration is taking a bit of a bow over higher participation levels in the state's medical marijuana program. This, as efforts get into high gear in the week ahead to legalize cannabis for recreation use. When Phil Murphy took office 14 months ago,...
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