Phil Murphy

Gov. Phil Murphy hosts a press conference to discuss the budget.
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Suzanne Monaghan
June 18, 2018 - 3:24 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — With only 12 days left to enact a new budget, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said he will veto the legislature's proposal. Murphy said the proposed budget would leave the state with a $164 million budget deficit. "They are proposing almost $1 billion in unsustainable...
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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 15, 2018 - 9:39 am
TRENTON N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Two weeks and counting until a potential government shutdown in New Jersey, as Governor Phil Murphy and legislative leaders try to hammer out a new budget. The governor has told his staff to draw up a contingency plan in the event there's no deal by the end of the...
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Sports fans wait in line to place bets at Borgata in Atlantic City.
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David Madden
June 14, 2018 - 11:01 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Sports fans can now place bets, legally, in New Jersey. Sports betting premiered in the Garden State on Thursday after lengthy legal battles with pro leagues and the NCAA. Gov. Phil Murphy placed the first bet at Monmouth Park: $20 on Germany to win the World...
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Delaware launches the country's first full-scale sports betting operation outside of Nevada as people roll into the Casino at Delaware Park in Stanton, Del. to wager their bets.
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David Madden
June 13, 2018 - 9:03 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey will join Delaware Thursday as the second state outside Nevada where people can legally place bets on professional and collegiate sports . Gov. Phil Murphy will make the first bet at Monmouth Park. We're not sure what team he'll bet on, but Murphy is clearly...
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Gov. Phil Murphy signs several landmark gun safety bills into law.
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David Madden
June 13, 2018 - 3:38 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy signed a series of bills aimed at strengthening what is considered to be one of the strongest gun control laws in the nation. Flanked by teenagers who are leading the youthful call for better gun control, Murphy approved the measures in Trenton. "By...
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Delaware launches the country's first full-scale sports betting operation outside of Nevada as people roll into the Casino at Delaware Park in Stanton, Del. to wager their bets.
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Mike DeNardo
June 11, 2018 - 4:30 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey has become the third state in the nation to allow sports betting, now that Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a gambling bill passed by the legislature last week. As expected, Murphy signed a bill authorizing sports betting at Garden State casinos and racetracks...
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New Jersey State House, Trenton, New Jersey,
David Madden
June 07, 2018 - 6:34 pm
UPDATE: June 8, 8:09 a.m. It appears that any attempt to crank up sports betting in New Jersey prior to gaining approval from Gov. Phil Murphy may have been nipped in the bud. A written warning has been issued to racetrack operators in the state. A letter from the state Racing Commission to the...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
June 06, 2018 - 9:55 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey legislators are positioned to take final votes Thursday on a measure that clears the way for legal sports betting at casinos and racetracks in the Garden State. Advocates of the plan, like Gloucester County Assemblyman John Burzichelli, expect the bill to...
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Atlantic City
Mike DeNardo
May 14, 2018 - 1:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A landmark ruling Monday from the U.S. Supreme Court made sports betting legal throughout the nation. The 6-3 ruling mans that the ability to bet on sporting events may soon be coming to casinos and racetracks in the Delaware Valley. The ruling is a major win for New...
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Phil Murphy / Stockton University
Stockton University
David Madden
May 11, 2018 - 2:27 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Stockton University held commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2018. Almost 2,000 graduates heard from M.J. Gov. Phil Murphy, who delivered the keynote address at Jim Whelan Convention Hall in Atlantic City. Murphy quoted the likes of Teddy Roosevelt, John...
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