Phil Murphy

A man vaping.
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AP News
January 13, 2020 - 8:12 pm
New Jersey lawmakers on Monday passed legislation to prohibit flavored vaping products, sending the measure to Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy's desk. Read more here.
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Cannabis grower displays medical marijuana plants.
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AP News
January 13, 2020 - 10:19 am
A year ago, marijuana legalization looked like it was on a roll in the Northeast — it had already passed in three of the region’s states and was a priority for governors in three more, including the populous New York. Read more here.
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Steve Sweeney; Phil Murphy
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David Madden
January 03, 2020 - 12:01 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy approved a measure that gives an extra $9.5 million to Planned Parenthood in New Jersey — after the Trump Administration played politics, as some characterize it, with federal funds for family planning. Now the legislature’s top Democrat suggests Murphy is playing politics with...
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New Jersey state capitol building in Trenton.
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David Madden
December 29, 2019 - 4:30 am
An annual survey of New Jersey businesses suggests some serious concerns going into 2020. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy announces a five-point Computer Science for ALL State Plan and FY20 Funding Opportunities at Bridgewater-Raritan High School
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David Madden
December 18, 2019 - 3:15 pm
New Jersey will soon adopt major criminal justice reform, including the restoration of voting rights to some 80,000 people on probation or parole. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy announces a five-point Computer Science for ALL State Plan and FY20 Funding Opportunities at Bridgewater-Raritan High School
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David Madden
December 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
New Jersey voters will decide next November whether to legalize recreational marijuana for adult use. The governor promises to work for its approval, although he’s clearly not thrilled with waiting a year to get it done. Read more here.
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A marijuana plant
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AP News
December 16, 2019 - 7:48 pm
New Jersey lawmakers have passed a proposed ballot question to legalize recreational marijuana, putting the referendum before voters in 2020. Read more here.
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Vaccine
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AP News
December 16, 2019 - 7:29 pm
New Jersey's Democrat-led Assembly has passed a bill to eliminate religious exemptions for vaccines for schoolchildren. Read more here.
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New Jersey Capitol
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AP News
December 16, 2019 - 5:45 pm
New Jersey lawmakers passed legislation Monday to allow immigrants who cannot prove they're in the country legally get driver's licenses. Read more here.
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Jersey City police Sgt. Marjorie Jordan, right, helps fellow officer Raymond Sanchez to safety after he was shot during a gunfight that left multiple dead in Jersey City, N.J.
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AP News
December 14, 2019 - 10:32 am
Officials from states with strong gun restrictions have called for stricter firearm control in places with weaker laws to thwart traffickers, but the fatal attack on a Jewish market in New Jersey shows how fruitless those efforts can be. Read more here.
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