Phil Murphy

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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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December 18, 2018 - 5:08 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Gov. Phil Murphy's administration twice asked an aide accused of sexual assault to leave state government in the months before a newspaper story detailing the allegations emerged, but stopped short of firing him. Murphy's chief of staff, Pete Cammarano, told a joint...
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December 17, 2018 - 3:48 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Gov. Phil Murphy called it a 'new day at NJ Transit' as he announced the completion of the Federal Railroad Administration's year-end milestone for installing positive train control. RELATED: Frustrated NJ Transit rider turns to GoFundMe for new Portal Bridge | Murphy:...
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December 15, 2018 - 4:58 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law a bill to bar traveling acts from using wild and exotic animals such as elephants and tigers.
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December 04, 2018 - 6:55 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A state government employee told a legislative committee Tuesday that her allegations of sexual assault against a campaign staffer to Gov. Phil Murphy fell on deaf ears until she told her story to a newspaper. Katie Brennan alleges she was assaulted by Al Alvarez, who led...
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December 04, 2018 - 10:48 am
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- The conditions were set for drama at the New Jersey statehouse in Trenton on Tuesday. Katie Brennan, Chief of Staff to the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is testifying in front of the select oversight committee. RELATED: Murphy brings top lawyer under...
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November 29, 2018 - 12:17 pm
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A scathing report finds New Jersey's system for reporting police use of force incidents is failing, and hides some concerning trends. The report is based on analysis by NJ Advance Media from 468 police departments and the state police from 2012 to 2016. RELATED:...
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November 26, 2018 - 6:02 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Gov. Phil Murphy is renewing his call for the Legislature to pass a $15 per hour minimum wage plan before the end of the year. Speaking at an event Monday, the Democrat said he's ready and waiting to sign a bill once one reaches his desk. New Jersey's minimum wage is going up...
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