New Jersey Lawmakers Move To Put Legalize Recreational Marijuana Question On 2020 BallotDemocratic Senate President Steve Sweeney and Judiciary Committee chairman Nicholas Scutari unveiled the proposed ballot question on Monday.
New Jersey Taxpayers Face $6.5M Tab To Cover Law Firms Running Gov. Murphy's Investigation Into Corporate Tax BreaksNew Jersey taxpayers are picking up a $6.5 million tab to cover the law firms running Gov. Phil Murphy's investigation into corporate tax breaks.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Executive Order To Strengthen State's Gun Control PoliciesIt's the latest measure aimed at reining in illegal gun activity that the Murphy administration has taken amid fatal shootings across the country.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Planning Official Trip To IndiaThe Democrat announced Monday he will take the weeklong, six-city trip in September.
Gov. Murphy Reverses Course, Won't Divert $33 Million From Firefighters Fund To Help Balance State BudgetIn a letter to lawmakers on Tuesday, Murphy said the reversal came after he listened to the concerns of angry firefighters.
First Responders Outraged Over Gov. Murphy's Proposed Cut Of Tens Of Millions Of Dollars To Firefighters' FundNew Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says the fund has six times the amount that it needs.
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.