Phil Murphy

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October 15, 2018 - 2:12 pm
TRENTON, NJ (1010 WINS) -- New Jersey's governor says he's ordered an investigation into the hiring of a senior staffer despite allegations of sexual assault in his past, and a current one from a state official. “I feel awful for Katie [Brennan>. Nobody deserves this. She’s been screaming out...
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October 12, 2018 - 8:58 am
TRENTON, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Trouble in Trenton? New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has provided no details behind the sudden resignation of his top aide, Albert Alvarez. Reports say Alvarez was the subject of a sexual assault investigation last year. NJ.com reports, that three sources say Alvarez was...
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October 02, 2018 - 6:27 pm
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday that a former municipal official who resigned from a $70,000-a-year state job after it came to light he was convicted of taking bribes from undercover FBI agents has earned a second chance. Murphy, a Democrat, delivered a passionate...
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October 02, 2018 - 2:33 pm
TRENTON, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Sooner rather than later. That's the time frame New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy gave for a vote on legalizing recreational marijuana in the Garden State. WEB EXTRA: Legal Pot In The Garden State, Here's What To Expect! During a Facebook Live town hall, the governor said a...
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October 01, 2018 - 12:48 pm
TRENTON, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Gov. Phil Murphy is proposing a revamp of New Jersey's expiring tax incentive programs. In a speech delivered at Biotech Lab in Nutley, the Democrat explained his plan to put caps on two of the state's uncapped incentive programs. The programs expire in June and carry...
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September 18, 2018 - 3:35 pm
TRENTON, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Lawmakers in New Jersey have a legal marijuana bill they say has high odds of passing The plan would make New Jersey's the lowest marijuana tax in the country, and allow for weed delivery along with consumption outside of the home, NJ.com reported. The new bill calls for...
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a press conference on the Gateway Project in Secaucus on September 4, 2018.
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September 04, 2018 - 2:28 pm
TRENTON, NJ (1010 WINS) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy held a press conference Tuesday morning with updates on the Gateway program. With the century-old portal bridge in the background, Murphy renewed the call for federal funding for the Gateway project, but said first they must ensure trains can...
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August 31, 2018 - 4:38 pm
VINELAND, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says that though he doesn't like raising "any tax," a new 4.3-cent per gallon gas tax increase is needed to keep the state's infrastructure fund afloat. The first-term Democratic governor also said Friday that he's frustrated that the gas tax is...
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August 24, 2018 - 8:52 am
PARAMUS, NJ (1010 WINS) -- New Jersey could be about a month away from a vote to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. The Garden State could be getting even greener. New Jersey appears poised for a vote on legal pot – so what’s your take on toking? https://t.co/8LJ5K6utUa — 1010 WINS (@...
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August 17, 2018 - 7:29 pm
BRICK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey residents hit hard by flooding caused by recent rainstorms have brought their grievances directly to Gov. Phil Murphy. Murphy toured areas of Brick on Friday, just days after more than 100 homes there were evacuated when close to 8 inches of rain fell. Many of the...
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