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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 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
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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
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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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 Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
March 06, 2019 - 2:56 pm
WOOD-RIDGE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Fresh off presenting his proposed $38.6 billion budget for the next fiscal year, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy hit the road hoping to sell it to the people of the state. The governor made a stop at a Bergen County New Jersey Transit maintenance facility to highlight...
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March 03, 2019 - 12:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) -- We're getting another blast of winter weather as snow, sleet and rain hits our region. On Sunday afternoon, a Winter Weather Warning went into effect for Philadelphia and the surroding counties, such as Berks, the Lehigh Valley and the Poconos. Forecasters say that...
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New Jersey Transit
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Ian Bush
February 26, 2019 - 3:37 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy has overruled the head of NJ Transit: He wants commuters to be told this week exactly when service will resume on the Atlantic City Rail Line. "They want clarity," Murphy said on behalf of commuters. "Who can blame them? They are right. They deserve a...
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Delaware Memorial Bridge.
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David Madden
February 20, 2019 - 12:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Delaware River and Bay Authority has again approved a toll increase for drivers on the Delaware Memorial Bridge. The first one, approved in December, was vetoed by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy because the revenue raised went to projects not deemed to be necessary...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
February 06, 2019 - 5:25 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — An external investigation following a Murphy administration staffer's accusations of sexual assault against a colleague has officially concluded. Campaign worker Katie Brennan said she was raped in 2017 during the gubernatorial campaign of Phil Murphy by former aide...
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