Phil Murphy

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December 02, 2019 - 5:27 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Democrats must focus on ``kitchen table'' issues if they're going to win races for governor next year, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said in an interview ahead of his leadership role on the national arm in charge of electing Democrats to governorships. Murphy, a former Goldman...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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July 15, 2019 - 5:34 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy will be heading to India later this year as part of what he's billing as an economic mission. The Democrat announced Monday he will take the weeklong, six-city trip in September. India is New Jersey’s fourth-largest overall trade partner, an...
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President Trump
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July 01, 2019 - 5:57 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- President Donald Trump has congratulated New Jersey lawmakers for passing a budget that didn't raise taxes on the wealthy. Trump, a Republican, tweeted Monday that many high-end taxpayers were planning to leave New Jersey had taxes gone up. He says they'll now stay...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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June 30, 2019 - 3:13 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a $38.7 billion budget that boosts education, public pension and transit spending and also keeps state beaches and parks open as the July 4 holiday approaches.
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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June 28, 2019 - 4:10 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a bill establishing a state-based health care marketplace. Murphy signed the legislation on Friday in a private ceremony. Under current law, New Jersey uses a federal exchange, or marketplace, letting people shop for and enroll in...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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June 27, 2019 - 6:51 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- State parks and beaches will be open for the run-up to the Fourth of July holiday, and there won't be a state government shutdown, Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday. Murphy announced his decision to enact the budget that lawmakers sent him at a news conference at...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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Andrew Weber
June 21, 2019 - 10:31 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Gov. Phil Murphy will hold a press conference from Trenton Friday afternoon to give an update as to New Jersey’s budget, with a potential government shutdown looming in nine days. Both the Assembly and Senate passed a nearly $39 billion budget yesterday without the...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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June 03, 2019 - 7:52 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey property-tax payers would get a $125 refundable credit on their income taxes under a proposal that also calls for higher rates on the wealthy that Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy detailed for the first time Monday. Murphy, speaking in Hackensack, first suggested the...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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May 22, 2019 - 5:56 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Gov. Phil Murphy told TV viewers Wednesday that millionaires ``like me'' should pay more in taxes as part of his push to increase rates on people earning more than $1 million. Lawmakers are balking at the proposal, saying raising taxes isn't the answer to New Jersey's fiscal...
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Marijuana
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Mike Montone
May 15, 2019 - 1:56 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS/AP) -- The question of whether to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey will be left up to the people. State Senate President Steve Sweeney announced on Wednesday, that a referendum on Election Day in 2020 will ask voters to legalize the drug by amending the state...
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