New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Orders Removal Of Mississippi State Flag Over Confederate Emblem"The Confederate symbol displayed on the Mississippi state flag is reprehensible and does not reflect our values of inclusivity and equality," Murphy said.
Atlantic City Rail Line Reopening May 12, Nearly Two Weeks Ahead Of ScheduleThe Atlantic City Rail Line was shut down in September for safety improvements, which were completed in December.
'It's Monday Or Never': Gov. Murphy Says Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana In New Jersey Short On VotesLawmakers have expressed reluctance, and the vote's outcome Monday is uncertain.
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.