Phil Murphy

A marijuana plant
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AP News
November 18, 2019 - 8:59 pm
New Jersey legislative leaders have unveiled a proposed ballot question that would ask voters whether the state should legalize recreational marijuana. Read more here.
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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
November 13, 2019 - 1:41 pm
Only one state in the nation, North Dakota, has a bank owned and operated by the government. Other states, like California, are considering the concept as a way to provide a lower cost alternative to the private sector, and New Jersey is the latest to join that list. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy signs an executive order to establish a statewide Climate Change Resiliency Strategy on October 29, 2019.
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David Madden
October 29, 2019 - 1:59 pm
On the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Sandy hitting New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order to address the next weather disaster — and climate change in general.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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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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Gov. Phil Murphy and Rep. Josh Gottheimer
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AP News
October 07, 2019 - 1:13 pm
Lead testing results from New Jersey's schools will be posted online under new regulations Gov. Phil Murphy has unveiled. Read more here.
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Man smokes an e-cigarette
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Antionette Lee
October 03, 2019 - 6:01 pm
New Jersey officials are taking swift action to protect residents — especially young people — from vape products after at least one death in the Garden State was linked to electronic smoking devices. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
October 01, 2019 - 2:34 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy talked with business leaders at a meeting at Rowan University on the one year anniversary of his long term economic plan for the state.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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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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Wildwood Boardwalk.
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David Madden
September 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
Earlier this month, there were concerns in Wildwood over the condition of the boardwalk, and Gov. Phil Murphy blocked a plan to provide $60 million in state funding to make repairs. Now, there are plans in the state legislature to get around the governor’s move.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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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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