Phil Murphy: 'Prepared To Fight And Go Down With The Ship' As NJ Inches Closer To Government ShutdownNew Jersey is two days — midnight Saturday — from a deadline to enact a balanced state budget, without which state parks, public beaches and government offices would face a shutdown.
Some New Jersey Beaches Could Potentially Be Closed Prior To July 4 If State Government Shuts DownPeople looking to soak in the sun at New Jersey beaches prior to the July 4 holiday could be disappointed if the state government shuts down this upcoming weekend.
New Jersey Becomes Second State In Nation To Ban Underage MarriageMurphy says the legislation would put an end to child marriages and particularly help young women.
Bill To Name Bog Turtle New Jersey State Reptile SignedThe governor of New Jersey has signed legislation designating the bog turtle as the Garden State's state reptile.
Sports Betting Is Now Live In New Jersey As Gov. Phil Murphy Places First Legal WagerMurphy placed two $20 bets — one on Germany to win soccer's World Cup and another on the New Jersey Devils to win next year's Stanley Cup.
New Jersey Looking To Capitalize On Sports Betting After Gov. Phil Murphy Signs LegislationLast week, the state Assembly and Senate unanimously passed a bill to allow sports betting.
Gov. Murphy: 77 Percent Of Crime Guns From Out Of StateMore than three-quarters of the guns used in crimes in New Jersey over the first quarter of the year came from outside its borders, Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday.
Phil Murphy Appoints Bill Castner As Gun-Safety Adviser For New JerseyGov. Phil Murphy said that Bill Castner will serve as senior adviser on firearms for the Garden State.