Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Barring Cashless Stores In New JerseyThe new law takes effect immediately and would punish businesses that violate it with a fine of up to $2,500.
New Law Requires New Jersey Public Schools To Teach LGBT HistoryThe law will make teaching "about the rich contributions and accomplishments of our LGBTQ community and those with disabilities" mandatory, Gov. Phil Murphy said.
New Jersey Law Requires Public Schools To Install Panic AlarmsThe legislation requires the state's roughly 2,500 public schools to install silent alarms that communicate life-threatening or emergency situations to law enforcement.
Gov. Murphy, Democratic Leaders Reach Deal To Raise New Jersey's Minimum Wage To $15 An HourThe Democrats announced the deal Thursday in a statement.
Murphy Takes Aim At Tax Credits In Speech On His 1st YearNew 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 Renews Call For $15 Minimum Wage Bill This YearNew Jersey's minimum wage is going up a quarter per hour to $8.85 on Jan. 1, part of a mandate under the state constitution to keep pace with inflation.
NJ Lawmakers Advance Bill Legalizing MarijuanaNew Jersey legislators advanced a measure to legalize recreational cannabis.
NJ Lawmakers Weighing Legislation Legalizing Marijuana New Jersey lawmakers have begun considering legislation to legalize recreational cannabis.
Gov. Murphy: New Jersey Allocating More Than $2 Million To Help Immigrants Facing DeportationThe first-year Democrat said in a statement that the $2.1 million grant agreement called for in this year's budget was finalized Monday.
'This Was A Perfect Storm': Snowstorm Forces Students To Sleep At SchoolsSome students in West Orange, New Jersey, were forced to sleep at their schools after their buses turned back.
New Jersey Seeks New Head Of Alcoholic Beverage Control Following Controversial Microbrewery EpisodeGov. Phil Murphy has nominated a new head of the Alcoholic Beverage Control division after a since-overturned controversial ruling limiting the rights of microbreweries.
Gov. Murphy Signs Measure Barring 'Ghost Guns' In New JerseyIt's the latest gun-control measure enacted by the Democrat-led Legislature and governor since he took office in January.