Phil Murphy

Death Bed
Mark Abrams
March 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey now has a law on the books allowing those near death to request medication from a doctor to end their lives. But the debate rages on as the Garden State becomes the eighth in the nation to adopt medical aid in dying laws. While Gov. Phil Murphy says...
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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
March 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A bill on the governor’s desk in New Jersey would allow victims of sexual abuse when they were children a two-year window to file civil lawsuits, and one man who says he was victimized by a Catholic priest in Newark four decades ago is hopeful that Phil Murphy...
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 Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
March 28, 2019 - 1:49 pm
SADDLE BROOK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy travelled to a senior center in Bergen County to sign legislation that will create a state-run retirement savings plan for private sector workers who don’t have one through their employer. It’ll take up to two years to get the Secure...
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N.J. state capitol
Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
March 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy says he plans to sign a bill passed by the legislature Monday that would give terminally ill patients the right to end their own lives. The bill allows a terminal patient given six months to live the right to ask a doctor to prescribe a life-ending...
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Marijuana plant
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Mike DeNardo
March 25, 2019 - 2:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Legal weed in New Jersey will have to wait. Despite a weekend of lobbying by Gov. Phil Murphy, the bill to legalize recreational marijuana does not have enough votes in the state Senate, so it will not be posted for a vote in the legislature. Senate President Steve...
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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.
Edwin J. Torres/NJ Governor's Office via Flickr
David Madden
March 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — This is decision day for New Jersey state legislators. The issue: whether to legalize marijuana for adults and set up a system to clear minor criminal records for possession and distribution. After two weeks of intense lobbying, there’s no clear sign on which way the...
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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.
Edwin J. Torres/NJ Governor's Office via Flickr
David Madden
March 21, 2019 - 6:11 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Monday is D-Day in the New Jersey legislature when it comes to a series of bills aimed at legalizing adult-use marijuana. And no one’s quite sure how it’ll go. Gov. Phil Murphy joined more than a dozen social justice advocates in a clear effort to press those opposed...
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New Jersey has been releasing information on illegal guns used in crimes for about a year now, including where those weapons came from
Dreamstime
David Madden
March 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey has been releasing information on illegal guns used in crimes for about a year now, including where those weapons came from. The state announced an expansion of that effort at an event in Jersey City. Eighty percent of the illegal weapons come from out...
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New Jersey statehouse
Dreamstime
Ian Bush
March 13, 2019 - 1:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What happened that allowed a former top official in N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy's administration to get his high-paying job, even after he'd been accused of rape? Hours of testimony on Tuesday appeared to bring the Legislative Select Oversight committee investigating the...
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medical marijuana
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David Madden
March 12, 2019 - 12:22 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — After months of political wrangling, there’s a deal in place to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey. That deal, reached between the governor and leaders in the legislature, now goes to the state General Assembly and Senate, where its fate is not certain...
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