Phil Murphy

Gov. Phil Murphy and his staff meet with President Donald Trump
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AP News
March 30, 2020 - 2:56 pm
The agency that operates the Atlantic City Expressway has scheduled a public meeting to consider toll hikes, despite Gov. Phil Murphy's order for residents to stay home during the COVID-19 outbreak. More than 13,000 people in New Jersey have tested positive, and 161 have died. Read more here.
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Charlotte Reese
March 29, 2020 - 10:21 am
Police in New Jersey broke up a house party early Saturday morning, despite Gov. Phil Murphy's executive order cancelling all gatherings. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks in front of the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., Saturday, March 28, 2020.
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AP News
March 29, 2020 - 9:05 am
President Donald Trump backed away from calling for a quarantine for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, instead directing Saturday night that a "strong Travel Advisory" be issued to stem the spread of the outbreak. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy announces extensive social distancing measures to mitigate further spread of COVID-19 on March 16, 2020, in Trenton.
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KYW Staff
March 28, 2020 - 1:25 pm
New Jersey officials announced Sunday that the state total of positive cases is now at 13,386. With 21 new coronavirus-related deaths, the total is now at 161. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
March 27, 2020 - 2:23 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy announced Friday an additional 1,982 positive coronavirus cases, bringing the state total to 8,825. He also said there were an additional 27 new deaths, bringing the state total of coronavirus-related deaths to 108. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
March 26, 2020 - 12:04 pm
The federal government has declared a major disaster in New Jersey. Gov. Phil Murphy says it will bring more federal help to the hard-hit state. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Newark on March 24, 2020.
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KYW Staff
March 25, 2020 - 1:30 pm
A second death related to COVID-19 has been reported in South Jersey. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing call with Vice President Mike Pence at the ROIC in Trenton on March 23, 2020.
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KYW Staff
March 24, 2020 - 12:48 pm
New Jersey is preparing for a huge drop in tax revenue from the hit to the economy from coronavirus, and Gov. Phil Murphy is putting nearly $1 billion in reserve to get ready. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy makes a major announcement during his daily coronavirus briefing on March 21, 2020, at Rutgers Law School in Newark.
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KYW Staff
March 23, 2020 - 1:27 pm
New Jersey's Supreme Court has ordered that some county jail inmates be released in an effort to stem the spread of the new coronavirus. Meanwhile, Gov. Phil Murphy is calling for federal aid. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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KYW Staff
March 22, 2020 - 12:28 pm
Governor Phil Murphy took to ABC's "This Week" to once again urge residents to take social distancing seriously amid the coronavirus outbreak, and to appeal for more protective equipment for healthcare workers. Read more here.
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