Governor

Gov. Phil Murphy
Danielle Parhizkaran/NorthJersey.com
David Madden
October 13, 2019 - 4:30 am
The Murphy administration is adopting a number of recommendations from a task force aimed at dealing with lead in water pipes and homes across the state.
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Pennsylvania Secretary of Human Services Teresa Miller with her three-year-old daughter.
Tony Romeo/KYW Newsradio
Tony Romeo
October 13, 2019 - 4:30 am
The Wolf administration has announced plans to expand home visitation support for families with first time mothers and children with special needs covered by Medicaid.
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In this file photo, protesters with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) hold signs to ban fur in Los Angeles prior to a news conference at Los Angeles City.
Richard Vogel/AP Photo,File
AP News
October 12, 2019 - 3:37 pm
California will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals from circus performances under a pair of bills signed Saturday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
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Philadelphia NAACP President Rodney Muhammad and former SEPTA employee Tera Bryant address reporters outside SEPTA headquarters.
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Cherri Gregg
September 26, 2019 - 2:22 pm
The Philadelphia NAACP is hoping to enlist the help of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf in its quest to get SEPTA to deal with what the group calls a "toxic work environment."
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Gov. Phil Murphy
Danielle Parhizkaran/NorthJersey.com
David Madden
September 25, 2019 - 3:37 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is joining the push for school districts and local governments to share services as a way to keep property taxes down. To that end, the state is spending $10 million to help in that consolidation effort.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
Danielle Parhizkaran/NorthJersey.com
David Madden
September 18, 2019 - 12:15 pm
A new poll shows little change in how New Jersey voters feel about their governor, and that may not necessarily be a good thing for him.
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Rebekah Sager
September 09, 2019 - 5:05 pm
( KNX 1070 ) -- According to the Anchorage Daily News , Todd Palin has filed for divorce from his wife, the former Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin. Palin, 55, the one-time vice-presidential candidate, has been married to husband Todd, 55, for 31 years. The court filing cites, "incompatibility of...
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Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez Garced, speaking with reporters in 2018.
Carlos Giusti/AP via CNN
August 07, 2019 - 9:02 pm
By Ray Sanchez, CNN (CNN) -- Puerto Rico's Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez Garced was sworn in Wednesday afternoon as the third governor that the financially and politically troubled island has had in less than a week. Hours earlier, the highest court declared unconstitutional the governorship of...
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Puerto Rico protests
Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo/AP
July 25, 2019 - 11:21 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Anger turned to jubilation in the streets in a flash as Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation overnight, ceding power after nearly two weeks of furious protests and political upheaval touched off by a leak of insulting chat messages. A crowd of...
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Puerto Rico gov will not seek re-election, leaves his party
Carlos Giusti/AP Photo
July 21, 2019 - 6:48 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island's leader, though he will step down as head of his pro-statehood party. Ricardo Rosselló made the announcement Sunday via a brief Facebook video as hundreds of viewers...
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