Phil Murphy

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
July 10, 2018 - 3:52 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy is taking a slow and steady approach to fulfilling a campaign promise: getting New Jersey away from a controversial assessment test for students. The governor made his announcement in Atlantic City after a pair of unrelated addresses to...
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Ian Bush
July 09, 2018 - 5:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After last month's Supreme Court ruling, which allows states to force online retailers to collect sales tax from shoppers, some states are considering how they might wring more dollar bills out of the decision. Pennsylvania is among those states that have not ruled...
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New Jersey governor Phil Murphy signed a state budget on Sunday night that allocates $5 million for the Civic Information Consortium.
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July 03, 2018 - 7:39 pm
By Brian Stelter (CNN Money) -- What if every state in the union provided some seed money for local journalism -- as a way to rebuild some of what's been lost through years of budget cuts and layoffs? That's what New Jersey is on the verge of doing. Public media advocates are calling it a historic...
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New Jersey State House, Trenton, New Jersey,
David Madden
June 27, 2018 - 10:33 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There seems to be some give and take between New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and fellow Democrats in charge of the legislature in an attempt to get an agreeable budget passed before a potential government shutdown this weekend. For his part, Murphy will consider a...
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Governor Phil Murphy delivers his Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Address in Trenton on March 13, 2018.
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David Madden
June 26, 2018 - 2:20 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The clock continues to tick toward a weekend deadline in New Jersey to either get a budget or face the second government shutdown in as many years. Both Gov. Phil Murphy and fellow Democrats in the legislature are in spin mode, trying to sell why their budget and tax...
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Gov. Phil Murphy hosts a press conference to discuss the budget.
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Molly Daly
June 25, 2018 - 5:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As his budgetary standoff with the Legislature continues, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy held a news conference Monday to announce that a line-by-line analysis by the state treasury department found their spending plan doesn't add up — to the tune of $855 million. Murphy...
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Slot machines in the casino.
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David Madden
June 22, 2018 - 1:13 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — As the battle over a new budget in New Jersey rages on, one legislator is hoping to ensure casinos down the Shore don't get dragged into it. Remember in 2006? Casinos were shuttered for three days when then Gov. John Corzine and fellow Democrats couldn't come to...
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Gov. Phil Murphy hosts a press conference to discuss the budget.
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David Madden
June 21, 2018 - 9:30 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The New Jersey budget impasse continues, despite a pair of meetings between Gov. Phil Murphy and legislative leaders over how to fund the plan. The threat of a second government shutdown looms in little more than a week. The governor insists he's willing to negotiate...
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New Jersey State House, Trenton, New Jersey,
David Madden
June 21, 2018 - 7:48 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A showdown is looming under the Golden Dome in Trenton today, as legislators are set to vote on a $36.5 billion budget they've drawn up in opposition to Gov. Phil Murphy's proposed $37.4 billion plan. The state stands just a week and a half from the second shutdown...
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Police are on the scene after a shooting incident at Art All Night in Trenton, N.J.
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Tim Jimenez
June 19, 2018 - 7:09 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Community leaders in Trenton and the Mercer County prosecutor are speaking with residents Tuesday morning about the shooting at an arts festival over the weekend that left 22 people injured. The all-night arts event was in its 12th year and many want to see it...
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