Phil Murphy

Mar 24, 2018; Newark, WI, USA; New Jersey governor Phil Murphy addresses the crowd at Military Park following the march.
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Ian Bush
May 29, 2018 - 3:38 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Preventing "brain drain" in New Jersey's tech sector is the aim of two new programs being pushed by Gov. Phil Murphy. One incentive would lasso talent before graduation day: "When internships are unpaid, a lot of the great potential employees are not identified because...
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Cherri Gregg
May 28, 2018 - 2:17 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey could soon enact some of the most progressive transgender laws in the country. The bills, which impact how gender identity appears on certain records, are expected to be signed by Gov. Phil Murphy. The first bill establishes a transgender task force in New...
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Set of different guns
Dreamstime
May 14, 2018 - 3:17 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gun control advocates are hailing New Jersey's release of near-real-time firearms trafficking data as a trailblazing use of federal information, but Second Amendment advocates and skeptical Republicans question whether the report amounts to a way around a federal limitation on...
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Set of different guns
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David Madden
May 08, 2018 - 7:47 pm
HACKENSACK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey has released its first report on criminal gun usage in the state, as well as where those weapons are coming from. Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order last month. On Tuesday, he discussed the statistics further. According to the Federal Department...
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Shara Dae Howard
May 07, 2018 - 8:40 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy supported the proposed legislation that would give film and digital companies tax credits for filming in the state. He spoke about the Democrat-led legislation during the Montclair Film Festival, noting the effort would bring pride to the Garden State...
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Mar 24, 2018; Newark, WI, USA; New Jersey governor Phil Murphy addresses the crowd at Military Park following the march.
Chris Pedota/NorthJersey.com-USA TODAY NETWORK
Ian Bush
May 07, 2018 - 5:59 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — The Garden State is home to some of the strictest gun laws in the country. To counter that, Gov. Phil Murphy added a new position — senior adviser to the governor on firearms — in his administration to fight for further reform. "Momentum is clearly mounting to take on...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
May 03, 2018 - 6:55 pm
EDISON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order establishing a task force to look into how some workers are classified as independent contractors as a way to cut costs and get around labor laws. The move comes as the administration revealed the cost of its own...
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Medical marijuana in large jar at a legal marijuana dispensary.
David Madden
May 01, 2018 - 4:23 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey health officials said the state has reached a milestone in its medical marijuana program: A total of 20,000 people are now signed up. Of that amount, 4,200 patients registered since Gov. Phil Murphy took office almost four months ago — an increase of 21...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation that requires equal pay for women.
David Madden
April 24, 2018 - 5:47 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Come July, New Jersey will require equal pay for equal work across the board. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation that requires equal pay for women, and employers can face significant penalties if they fail to comply. The bill — named for former state Sen...
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Mar 24, 2018; Newark, WI, USA; New Jersey governor Phil Murphy addresses the crowd at Military Park following the march.
Chris Pedota/NorthJersey.com-USA TODAY NETWORK
David Madden
April 20, 2018 - 10:00 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- The New Jersey legislature is considering a plan to allow tax amnesty as part of its deliberations for Gov. Phil Murphy's proposed $37.4 billion budget. Over the past two decades, the tax plan has been imposed four times, raising more than $1.3 billion total...
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