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.
No Instant End To New Jersey's Takeover Of Atlantic CityAnnouncing the results of a review of the state’s nearly 2-year-old takeover of Atlantic City government, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says there is no quick path for restoring local control.
'They Suspect Something Nefarious Is Going On': New Jersey's Vote-By-Mail Law Raises Concerns Over ConfusionUnder the law, voters who requested mail-in ballots for all future elections will continue to get them until they opt out.
Safety Advocates Hope New Jersey Bill Signed Over Weekend Will Make School Buses SaferWith a survivor from May's deadly Paramus school bus crash at his side, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation this weekend requiring shoulder strap seat belts on buses.
New Law Requires New Jersey High Schools To Carry Opioid Overdose AntidoteThe bill states that any school that has grade nines through 12 must keep the antidote accessible during school hours.
NJ Scales Back How Often It Reports On Agency PerformanceThree of 22 agencies have not submitted any reports since Christie left office, including the Departments of Children and Families, Human Services and State.
Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Banning Smoking At New Jersey Public Beaches, ParksMurphy was in Long Branch to sign the measure that was passed by the state Legislature last month.
Gov. Phil Murphy: New Jersey Plans On Adding 6 Medical Marijuana DispensariesInsurify releases it 2018 list of most educated cities in the United States and Newark earns best of the class in Delaware.
New Jersey Government Shutdown Looms As Dem Leaders, Gov. Murphy Can't Agree On BudgetDemocratic leaders in New Jersey say they have still not agreed on a state budget with Gov. Phil Murphy.