Phil Murphy

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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Gov. Phil Murphy
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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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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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