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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
June 06, 2019 - 4:44 pm
NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — After a scathing report was issued by New Jersey legislators into the way rape allegations against a former top Murphy administration staffer were handled, the governor is defending the way his aides responded at the time. Gov. Phil Murphy was asked about the...
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Gov. Phil Murphy holds a Public Union Budget briefing at Union County Community College in Cranford on Saturday, May 18, 2019.
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David Madden
June 05, 2019 - 2:06 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A joint legislative committee in New Jersey has released the findings of its probe into rape allegations against a former top staffer to Gov. Phil Murphy. The committee probe found that senior administration staffers were "more concerned with avoiding negative...
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Ian Bush
March 13, 2019 - 1:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What happened that allowed a former top official in N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy's administration to get his high-paying job, even after he'd been accused of rape? Hours of testimony on Tuesday appeared to bring the Legislative Select Oversight committee investigating the...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
February 06, 2019 - 5:25 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — An external investigation following a Murphy administration staffer's accusations of sexual assault against a colleague has officially concluded. Campaign worker Katie Brennan said she was raped in 2017 during the gubernatorial campaign of Phil Murphy by former aide...
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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 24, 2019 - 12:25 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A second New Jersey prosecutor has declined to file criminal charges against a former aide to Gov. Phil Murphy who is accused of raping a female volunteer during the 2017 campaign for governor. The Middlesex County Prosecutor evaluated accusations Katie Brennan has...
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Governor Phil Murphy
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David Madden
January 08, 2019 - 1:45 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey legislative panel has resumed looking into an allegation that a Phil Murphy administration staffer was raped by an aide to the governor while both were working on his campaign in April of 2017. The aide resigned last fall after the allegation went public...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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Steve Tawa
January 07, 2019 - 5:10 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — A staffer in New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy's administration, who previously alleged that she was raped by another former top aide to the governor in 2017, has filed a lawsuit in Superior Court. Meanwhile, a hearing resumes Tuesday before a legislative committee on the...
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June 28, 2018; Trenton, NJ, USA; New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy during a press conference as he talks about the budget impasse.
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David Madden
December 05, 2018 - 5:21 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — One day after dramatic testimony from a state worker who claims she was raped last year allegedly by a now former staffer for New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, only to see her pleas for help ignored until she went to a newspaper, Murphy insists he’s doing what he can to...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
December 04, 2018 - 1:44 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A joint legislative committee in Trenton heard from a state employee who maintains that she was raped by a former aide to Gov. Phil Murphy during last year’s campaign. Katie Brennan went into lengthy detail Tuesday about what happened after the attack, allegedly at...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Ian Bush
October 15, 2018 - 3:28 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The news conference Monday was supposed to be about the Gov. Phil Murphy's upcoming trip to Germany and Israel. Instead, he was responding to a report that suggests multiple points of failure starting with the period before he took office. "Let me be absolutely and...
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