Phil Murphy

Cigarette butts in the sand
David Madden
May 11, 2018 - 11:42 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey is, once again, looking into a statewide ban on smoking on all beaches. But proponents believe that this time they can get it passed into law. Governors in the past have either blocked it or vetoed it. Chris Christie approved a ban on two beaches owned by...
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Close up U.S. taxes papers
Dreamstime
David Madden
May 04, 2018 - 12:55 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation that will help many property taxpayers hammered by the Trump Administration's tax reform package. When the feds capped the deduction for state and local taxes at $10,000, high-taxed states like New Jersey...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
May 02, 2018 - 2:01 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Paid sick leave is now the law of the land in New Jersey, after Gov. Phil Murphy signed the bill at a ceremony in Trenton. Nine other states and the District of Columbia mandate sick pay for workers. Some 1.2 million people in New Jersey who didn't have that benefit...
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April 29, 2018 - 6:29 pm
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Danny DeVito has gotten his own day in his native New Jersey. The Asbury Park Press reports the Asbury Park City Council honored the actor Saturday night by declaring his birthday, Nov. 17, as "Danny DeVito Day" in his hometown. The honor was announced as DeVito appeared at...
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NJ Gov. Phil Murphy
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Andrew Kramer
April 23, 2018 - 1:09 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) - Officials in New Jersey have announced a $242-million budget investment into improving NJ TRANSIT bus service. "Bus riders can hope for better days and better rides ahead," Governor Phil Murphy said. "We can't solve all the mess overnight, but the needle is moving in...
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Rig for production oil and gas in offshore.
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Molly Daly
April 20, 2018 - 1:15 pm
POINT PLEASANT, NJ (KYW Newsradio) - In a ceremony held on the Point Pleasant Beach boardwalk, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (Friday) signed bipartisan legislation to ban offshore drilling. Noting it was the 8th anniversary of the devastating Deepwater Horizon spill, Governor Murphy enacted...
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David Madden
April 17, 2018 - 7:01 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey is making it easier for residents to register to vote. With a stroke of a pen, Governor Phil Murphy made New Jersey the 12th state in the nation, along with Washington DC, to automatically register people to vote or update their information in dealings with...
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Set of different guns
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David Madden
April 06, 2018 - 12:53 pm
ASBURY PARK, NJ (KYW Newsradio) - An Executive Order from New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will make public gun crime statistics routinely gathered by law enforcement. It's an effort to be transparent about the effect of gun violence, not to mention a tool in Murphy's push to make some of the...
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Kim Glovas
March 20, 2018 - 4:09 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Governor Phil Murphy unveiled a new transit budget that will provide a sizable financial boost to improve operations and firm up the agency’s financial base. Murphy reinforced his commitment to improving NJT with the new $242 million budget. He says there are thousands...
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