Phil Murphy

E-scooter
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Ian Bush
May 13, 2019 - 3:55 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Attention New Jersey drivers: You'll soon be sharing the road with e-bikers. Low-speed electric bikes and scooters are now legal in the Garden State under a bill signed Monday by Gov. Phil Murphy. The bikes have a maximum speed of 19 miles per hour. The bikes are...
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After eight months NJ Transit Atlantic City Line trains are running again. This is the first train out of 30th Street on Monday morning.
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Tim Jimenez
May 13, 2019 - 6:50 am
UPDATED: 10 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Transit officials promise better, more efficient service now that the Atlantic City Line is back in operation first time in eight months. They hope riders come back and the line attracts new passengers. Monday was the first weekday the...
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taxes
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David Madden
May 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- A year ago, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law that gave towns, counties and school districts a way to help taxpayers get around new federal limits on deductions they can take for state and local tax payments. So how’s it going? Not one town in the state has...
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Marijuana plant
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David Madden
May 10, 2019 - 10:46 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Hopes for a vote on recreational marijuana in New Jersey this month — as promised by proponents of the concept — are all but gone. And it appears voters may get to decide on the question. A source has confirmed what has been speculation in Trenton: There is “...
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The former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.
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May 10, 2019 - 7:51 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's beaches, casinos, forests and cities attracted tourists who spent nearly $45 billion in 2018. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said tourism spending in New Jersey has increased for nine years in a row. Speaking at a tourism conference Thursday in Trenton, Murphy...
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Chris Christie and Phil Murphy
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Mike Dougherty
May 09, 2019 - 3:24 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The back and forth between Camden County elected officials and Gov. Phil Murphy continues, as the Democrats say Republican Chris Christie did more for Camden than the current governor is doing. In Camden County, there's a belief that Murphy suffers from "geographic...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
May 07, 2019 - 12:43 pm
EWING, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — As budget negotiations heat up in New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy is offering to sweeten the deal to fellow Democrats in the legislature in his efforts to expand the millionaires tax. At a town hall meeting in Ewing Monday evening, the governor announced that there had...
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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
May 02, 2019 - 5:38 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There could be a major beef brewing between several Camden County Democrats and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy over a state tax incentive program that has benefited the City of Camden, but that Murphy has major concerns about. Murphy has complained for months about the...
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There is a sudden change of venue for an information hub housed inside a visual staple on the Atlantic City Expressway.
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Justin Udo
April 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There is a sudden change of venue for an information hub housed inside a visual staple on the Atlantic City Expressway. For years, Joseph Polillo says he ran a postcard stand at the Atlantic City Visitor Welcome Center. "I tried to preserve the history of...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a number of bills into law Monday aimed at fighting an increase in foreclosures throughout the Garden State.
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Justin Udo
April 29, 2019 - 5:17 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a number of bills into law Monday aimed at fighting an increase in foreclosures throughout the Garden State. Murphy says New Jersey is taking its strongest steps yet to fight against foreclosures. He says their rates are some of the...
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