Phil Murphy

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Kimberly Adams
August 19, 2018 - 2:17 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — In New Jersey, it could soon cost you more at the checkout line at grocery stores and some retailers. Legislation is one step closer to becoming law, and reaction to the proposed fee is a mixed bag. "I think that's ridiculous," said Debbie from Voorhees in response to...
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NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
David Madden
August 17, 2018 - 2:01 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There's been a lot of blowback over New Jersey Transit's recently announced plans to shut down the Atlantic City rail line for several months just after Labor Day for upgrades to equipment. Forums have now been scheduled for riders to ask questions about the...
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Governor Phil Murphy
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Eric Walter
August 14, 2018 - 12:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on Tuesday declaring a state of emergency in Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic counties for flooding conditions caused by heavier-than-expected rain over the weekend. The declaration allows for state...
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NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
David Madden
August 09, 2018 - 5:58 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Last week's surprise announcement that the Atlantic City rail line would shut down after Labor Day for several months of work has prompted Gov. Phil Murphy to call on New Jersey Transit to improve its communications with the public. Word was released late last Friday...
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David Madden
July 28, 2018 - 11:00 pm
PRINCETON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- The Murphy administration is taking a couple actions aimed at growing New Jersey's tech and innovation industry. Speaking at Princeton's Innovation Center BioLabs, Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled two ways to help fledgling start-ups get on their financial feet. One...
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Gurbir Grewal, N.J. attorney general
New Jersey Attorney General's Office
Dan Wing
July 26, 2018 - 8:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A pair of radio hosts have been pulled off the air indefinitely after making comments about New Jersey's attorney general that Gov. Phil Murphy described as "abhorrent and xenophobic." New Jersey 101.5 mid-day hosts Dennis Malloy and Judi Franco were discussing Gerbir...
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Marijuana samples on display at MedMen in West Hollywood, California, Jan. 2, 2018. On Jan. 1, it became legal in California to sell recreational marijuana, but many shops began sales on Jan. 2.
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David Madden
July 24, 2018 - 3:05 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — It appears the road to legal marijuana use by adults in New Jersey may be on the fast track. Jersey City had tried, on its own, to decriminalize marijuana, which received a strong rebuke from Attorney General Gurbir Grewal. At the same time, efforts are gaining...
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Gov. Phil Murphy signs legislation on fairly and fully funding New Jersey public schools on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
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David Madden
July 24, 2018 - 2:52 pm
CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A new law reforming the way school districts across New Jersey are funded has been approved by Gov. Phil Murphy. The bill — which proved to be the difference in approving the state budget — begins to correct a decade-long problem of some growing districts...
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Cigarette butts on the beach
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David Madden
July 20, 2018 - 1:57 pm
LONG BRANCH, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation that will institute a statewide smoking ban, effective in six months, on public beaches and parks. It's the first major anti-smoking act in the state since a ban on lighting up in bars and restaurants was...
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Medical marijuana in large jar at a legal marijuana dispensary.
Ian Bush
July 16, 2018 - 4:08 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — More medical marijuana dispensaries are coming to New Jersey. The Murphy administration wants to double the number currently in operation, making up to six more licenses available — two each in the southern, central and northern parts of the state. Applications are...
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