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March 13, 2019 - 11:44 am
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- New Jersey is preparing to legalize recreational marijuana, but not everyone is high on the idea. The list of towns that have already passed resolutions saying 'no' to recreational marijuana is growing like a weed. Some 50 towns have already voiced their opposition. WEB...
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March 12, 2019 - 6:54 am
After a year of negotiations, New Jersey’s governor and legislative leaders have worked out an agreement on legalized marijuana and are planning on a vote on legislation legalizing the drug March 25.
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February 06, 2019 - 1:08 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy's transition team was quick to hire an employee accused of sexual assault despite the claim against him, a report commissioned by the governor found Wednesday. The 75-page report written by former state Supreme Court Justice Peter Verniero and...
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February 04, 2019 - 1:09 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy is set to sign into law a measure that hikes the state's hourly minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next five years.
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January 28, 2019 - 4:39 pm
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) -- Several members of New Jersey's Congressional delegation accompanied Gov. Phil Murphy to tour the crumbling Hudson River rail tunnel Monday, marking the latest effort to put pressure on federal officials to end a funding impasse that has effectively derailed a $13 billion...
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January 24, 2019 - 11:25 am
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Lawmakers in New Jersey are beginning the process of raising the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour. The state assembly was set to meet Thursday to consider the legislation which is supported by Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker...
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January 18, 2019 - 5:15 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy's top attorney said Friday that he didn't relay to him a state official's allegations of sexual assault against an administration employee when he first found out about them, six months before the claims became public. Chief Counsel Matt Platkin...
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January 15, 2019 - 3:25 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said the state's tax incentive programs amounted in some cases to ``crony capitalism'' and called for the expiring credits to be overhauled during his first state of the state speech Tuesday. Murphy, who is entering his second year in...
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December 21, 2018 - 2:27 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has unveiled a slate of recommendations for dealing with the state's multi-billion-dollar public worker benefits. The task force Murphy commissioned in May to study the state's $3.4 billion public worker benefits program unveiled an interim report...
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December 20, 2018 - 5:49 pm
SUMMIT, N.J. (AP) -- Gov. Phil Murphy signed bipartisan legislation Thursday that aims to make New Jersey Transit more responsive to commuters and overhauls how the embattled agency is run. The Democrat signed the measure alongside lawmakers and other officials at the crowded station in Summit, as...
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