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Gov. Phil Murphy
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April 26, 2019 - 3:36 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy has banned the Mississippi state flag from the annual flag-raising tradition at Liberty State Park. It will be replaced with an American flag. The tradition raises all state flags in the park, overlooking the Statue of Liberty from Jersey City, every...
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 Gov. Phil Murphy
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Mark Abrams
April 25, 2019 - 3:52 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation in Trenton Thursday giving borrowers a break on repaying state-backed college student loans if they run into financial hardships. Murphy said the measures, which are restructuring the student loan programs through the New Jersey...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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April 24, 2019 - 1:56 pm
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's quick growth in sports gambling means it could surpass Nevada next year as the top sports betting market in the United States, its governor said Wednesday. In the 10 months that New Jersey has allowed legal sports betting, gamblers have wagered more than $2.3...
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Governor Phil Murphy holds opening remarks in “Preventing Gun Violence in NJ: A Call to Action” hosted by the gun violence research center on Tuesday April 23, 2019.
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David Madden
April 23, 2019 - 3:00 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gun violence was the topic of conversation at a day long symposium at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy opened the first meeting of the school’s Center on Gun Violence Research. The state has recently begun releasing monthly...
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NJ Transit
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Mark Abrams
April 17, 2019 - 2:52 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — The Atlantic City rail service is returning about two weeks sooner than expected because of accelerated work on upgrading the track network. Gov. Phil Murphy delivered the news to those attending the NJ TransAct conference in Atlantic City. "Regular rail service will...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Ian Bush
April 15, 2019 - 4:33 pm
WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Sharing is a fundamental standard in early education classrooms, and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and state Senate President Steve Sweeney quickly caught on to the rule. Perched on seats designed for apolitical 4 year olds, the grown Democratic men created bird...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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April 12, 2019 - 6:22 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday signed legislation making New Jersey the seventh state to enact a law permitting terminally ill patients to end their lives. Murphy, a Democrat, signed the Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act in private. His office would not answer why the...
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Home in Ortley Beach, New Jersey caused by hurricane Sandy, which made landfall near Brigantine, New Jersey on October 30, 2012,
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Kim Glovas
April 08, 2019 - 12:41 pm
UPDATED: 2 p.m. MONMOUTH COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — It's been six years, and about 1,000 families are still out of their homes because of Superstorm Sandy. On Monday, however, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced more funding to fuel the rebuilding process. "We have completed all the required...
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New Jersey country road
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David Madden
April 05, 2019 - 12:26 pm
EAST ORANGE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey plans to hand out $161 million to fund municipal road and bridge repair projects in 95 percent of the state. Money will go to 537 towns for various projects that have been in the pipeline for months. The idea, according to Gov. Phil Murphy, is to take...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
April 04, 2019 - 2:02 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — As New Jersey legislators wrestle with whether to legalize adult-use marijuana, health officials in the state have issued a report suggesting that demand for medical marijuana is high enough that the program must expand to help those in need. There are a half-dozen...
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