Phil Murphy

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David Madden
October 28, 2018 - 2:54 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Proponents of a plan to legalize adult use of recreational marijuana in New Jersey have seen two proposed deadlines for legislative action come and go. Gov. Phil Murphy and leaders in the legislature wanted to act by the end of September. That date got pushed back to...
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New Jersey Capitol
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David Madden
September 29, 2018 - 10:00 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The New Jersey legislature is considering a bill that would give terminally ill people a legal means to take their own life. It’s an issue that’s been considered in the state twice before, but both times it never got past the state senate. “I’m confident that the...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
September 28, 2018 - 9:19 pm
CRANFORD, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey will try out Governor Phil Murphy’s plan to provide tuition-free community college starting with the spring semester at 13 schools across the state. It’s a test, the governor concedes, to see if his plan for community college for all might work. He made...
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Obamacare
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David Madden
September 08, 2018 - 10:00 pm
RED BANK, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey's governor has announced that individual premiums for health insurance under Obamacare will be going down in 2019. Phil Murphy brought what he called "good news" to a gathering of health care professionals in Red Bank. "Because of the steps that we have...
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minimum wage
David Madden
September 07, 2018 - 9:00 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The push for a $15 an hour minimum wage in New Jersey got a shot in the arm from Gov. Phil Murphy, who is repeating his call for the legislature to adopt a plan. And it appears the legislature is listening. Murphy ran on that idea, and while realizing you can't...
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Plastic Bags
David Madden
August 24, 2018 - 12:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A plan to tack a 5 cent fee on single use plastic bags in New Jersey could well be replaced with an outright ban. Middlesex County State Senator Bob Smith said the fee bill, now sitting on Governor Phil Murphy's desk, won't be sitting there much longer. "The Governor...
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July 26, 2018 - 8:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A pair of radio hosts have been pulled off the air indefinitely after making comments about New Jersey's attorney general that Gov. Phil Murphy described as "abhorrent and xenophobic." New Jersey 101.5 mid-day hosts Dennis Malloy and Judi Franco were discussing Gurbir...
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Governor Phil Murphy
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David Madden
July 14, 2018 - 10:00 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- With his first budget battle now behind him, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is looking to the next several months to make major steps on his progressive agenda. After addressing public and private sector labor unions in Atlantic City this week, Murphy laid out...
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Governor Phil Murphy
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July 13, 2018 - 4:14 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The Murphy Administration has released new state aid numbers for more than 500 school districts. And it demonstrates how the governor is doling out money to growing districts long underfunded by the state. The $8.5 billion package hammered out as part of the budget...
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Governor Murphy, Lieutenant Governor Oliver, Senate President Sweeney and Speaker Coughlin hold a press conference on budget agreement in Trenton on June 30, 2019.
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David Madden
June 30, 2018 - 10:41 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey will not endure a second government shutdown in as many years. Governor Phil Murphy and fellow Democrats in the legislature have cut a budget deal, just hours before a Midnight deadline. The legislature will take action on the accord early Sunday morning...
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