Phil Murphy

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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Andrew Cuomo
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David Caplan
April 26, 2019 - 5:46 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There seems to be some confusion over whether or not New Jersey motorists will be double-tolled under Manhattan's congestion pricing plan -- and Gov. Andrew Cuomo didn't really clear up things when he spoke to 1010 WINS Friday morning. The confusion began when New Jersey Gov...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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April 22, 2019 - 7:44 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy needs to do more to make good on promises to help the environment, a group of environmental groups, many of which endorsed him, said Monday. Nine groups accused the first-term governor and the Democrat-led Legislature of not moving...
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Congestion pricing traffic
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
April 04, 2019 - 1:28 pm
The state Legislature has already passed congestion pricing, but with a new poll showing a majority of New Yorkers opposed to it, there’s already a movement to repeal the measure.
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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April 03, 2019 - 12:58 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- One perceived benefit of living in New Jersey is ease of access to New York City. That may be something that commuters are reconsidering in light of plans for congestion pricing in New York. The move would mean that commuters taking the George Washington Bridge, which Gov...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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March 29, 2019 - 4:16 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, both Democrats, are fuming over New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to implement congestion pricing for vehicles entering parts of Manhattan via bridge and tunnel crossings. It's a proposal now wrapped up in state budget...
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