Phil Murphy

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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Woman holding a cannabis or marijuana joint in her hand. Joint is dipped in oil or wax and sprinkled with kief
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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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August 16, 2018 - 3:11 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Lawmakers and Gov. Phil Murphy began to take steps Thursday to address an engineer shortage at the state's transportation agency that has been developing for years but has only recently attracted sustained attention due to dozens of train cancellations. Murphy directed...
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August 13, 2018 - 3:27 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Gov. Phil Murphy named a New York University professor to be New Jersey's first-ever chief innovation officer. Murphy said Monday in a statement that Beth Noveck would take on the job, which stems from his 2017 campaign pledge to spur the state's economy. Noveck is a professor...
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August 10, 2018 - 5:51 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Young students in New Jersey schools are now guaranteed at least 20 minutes a day of recess. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed a measure Friday that requires students in kindergarten through fifth grade to get the break from classwork each day. Lawmakers say recess allows...
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A New Jersey Transit train arrives at Hoboken Terminal during morning rush hour
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August 03, 2018 - 8:41 am
SECAUCUS, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Over a dozen NJ TRANSIT trains were canceled on Friday morning, including 8 on the Morris & Essex line. CHECK DELAYS ON NJ TRANSIT Seriously a disgrace on two major #transit systems today. "It's the infrastructure, stupid." @NJTransit has cancelled 15 trains for...
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Rough surf along the Jersey shore.
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July 20, 2018 - 2:53 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- If you've been trying to quit smoking, maybe a trip to the Jersey Shore will help you snuff out the habit. Gov. Phil Murphy says no more butts on the beach. "By this time next year the only smell most New Jersey beachgoers will be enjoying will be the scent of salt air...
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July 06, 2018 - 9:42 am
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- He's only been on the job for half a year, but there's word that Phil Murphy may have his sights set on even higher office in 2020. Most of his press conferences are filled with attacks on Donald Trump and discussions of foreign policy and trade. As to President Murphy...
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