Phil Murphy

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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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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Justin Udo
June 03, 2019 - 3:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday the state needs more medical marijuana providers. "When I took office last year, New Jersey had 17,000 patients in our medical marijuana program. Today, we have about 47,000 patients with nearly 3,000 patients joining the...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Justin Udo
June 03, 2019 - 12:48 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is looking to give some people in his state tax relief — by asking others to foot the bill. But the move could further complicate negotiations, with less than a month to go before the budget deadline. Murphy's plan would give nearly half...
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Doctor and patient.
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David Madden
May 31, 2019 - 2:02 pm
PATERSON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Murphy administration has unveiled a 14-bill package aimed at ensuring efforts in Washington to gut the Affordable Care Act do not take hold in New Jersey. There are concerns that federal court actions could do what Republicans in Congress couldn't: bring an end...
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David Madden
May 30, 2019 - 4:10 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The New Jersey state Senate has joined the Assembly in approving sweeping expansion of the state’s medical marijuana program. There was an effort to put off a vote to take the sales tax off medical marijuana, which failed. The final tally: 33-4 with three abstentions...
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Governor Murphy, Lt Gov Oliver, and urban mayors discuss gun violence prevention on May 28, 2019 in Trenton.
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Antionette Lee
May 28, 2019 - 8:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After two mass shootings in Trenton over the weekend, New Jersey lawmakers and community leaders gathered at the statehouse to discuss gun violence prevention. The roundtable led by Gov. Phil Murphy was joined by mayors from Newark, Paterson, and Trenton. Murphy...
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New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney
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David Madden
May 17, 2019 - 12:51 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There’s another push in New Jersey to change pension and benefit packages for government employees, and all signs point to another knock-down, dragged-out fight over it. Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-Gloucester County), a veteran of the labor movement, has toured...
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Govs. Tom Wolf, Phil Murphy and John Carney
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Justin Udo
May 16, 2019 - 4:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The top brass in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware joined forces Thursday in an effort to better the Delaware River watershed. Govs. Tom Wolf, Phil Murphy and John Carney signed a proclamation announcing their administrations would work together to make sure the...
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Justin Hoffmann
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David Madden
May 14, 2019 - 12:42 pm
UPDATED: 1:30 p.m. CHERRY HILL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey’s first civil lawsuit against the Catholic church after Gov. Phil Murphy extended the civil statute of limitations for sexual abuse claims has been filed in Camden County Superior Court. It seeks damages from the church in the wake...
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Ian Bush
May 13, 2019 - 4:09 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law an extension of the civil statute of limitations for sexual abuse claims in the state. It increases to seven years — or until age 55, whichever is later — the period of time during which sexual assault survivors can pursue...
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