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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Ian Bush
December 13, 2018 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — A new map will be in store for New Jersey's legislative districts in a few years, but the fight over how to draw the lines has already begun. The plan by top Democrats, including Senate President Steve Sweeney, is the subject of two hearings Thursday in Trenton, and the...
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David Madden
August 10, 2018 - 8:30 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- A blue ribbon panel has compiled a report for the head of the New Jersey state senate that confronts several long term, critical financial issues in the state and how to fix them. The 38 page "Path to Progress" took six months for some of the state's top financial...
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New Jersey
David Madden
July 06, 2018 - 8:58 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- There's been off and on talk for years in New Jersey about consolidating some smaller towns to rein in costs. Several experts in the field have been involved in floating ideas about that and a lot of ideas have been bandied about. One that's gotten some media...
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Governor Murphy, Lieutenant Governor Oliver, Senate President Sweeney and Speaker Coughlin hold a press conference on budget agreement in Trenton on June 30, 2019.
Photo Credit: Edwin J. Torres Governor's Office.
David Madden
June 30, 2018 - 10:41 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey will not endure a second government shutdown in as many years. Governor Phil Murphy and fellow Democrats in the legislature have cut a budget deal, just hours before a Midnight deadline. The legislature will take action on the accord early Sunday morning...
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David Madden
June 29, 2018 - 6:29 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- A budget impasse between New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and fellow Democrats in the legislature has put the state at the brink of a shutdown at midnight Saturday. It appears the key stumbling block is now the millionaires tax. Legislators are ready to accept one that...
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