New Jersey Drops Controversial Standardized Test RequirementsNew Jersey is one of only two states still using the PARCC tests.
Murphy Unveils Economic Plan, Includes Proposal To Work With Venture Capital To Attract StartupsThe Democrat's plan includes placing caps on two of New Jersey's uncapped incentive programs. They expire in June and carry about $1 billion in awards a year.
New Jersey Takes First Steps To Transition Away From PARCCProposed changes include reducing the number of tests required to graduate high school from six to two.
Gov. Murphy Pushes Plan For Free Community College In NJMurphy campaigned on it, now he's preaching it -- but who will pay for it?
NJ Gov. Murphy Details Plan For Tuition-Free Community CollegeThe proposal would cost $50 million in FY 2019 budget, which is just the first year of a phase-in of the the program.
Gov. Murphy Wants $2.1 Million To Help Undocumented Immigrants With Legal AidMurphy's proposed spending comes as President Donald Trump oversees an immigration crackdown.
Murphy Has Big Plans, Unveils First Budget As N.J.'s GovernorNew Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy wants to raise the sales tax and extend its reach, hike income taxes on the wealthy and legalize recreational marijuana.
N.J. Lawmakers Considering 7 Bills Aimed At Tightening Gun LawsThe Assembly Judiciary Committee was debating the bills Wednesday before a large crowd that included several members of a national gun control group.
Questions Raised After Quick Ouster Of Newly Hired NJ Assistant Education CommissionerPaula White was hired for the job, only to be fired hours later. Some have said the situation wasn't handled properly.
Govs Of N.Y., N.J., Conn., R.I. Form 'States For Gun Safety' CoalitionThe governors of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Rhode Island are forming a coalition of like-minded states on gun control.
N.J. Gov. Murphy Reverses Christie, Approves $7.5 Million For Women's HealthFormer governor Chris Christie vetoed similar legislation throughout his two terms, saying the funding circumvented the budget process.
Short-Term Changes Enacted To Improve NJ TRANSIT ServiceCould some relief finally be on the way for NJ TRANSIT riders?
President Trump Unveils $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure PlanThe president met behind closed doors with governors, mayors and other lawmakers from around the country to discuss the $1.5 trillion infrastructure proposal unveiled Monday, which aims at improving the nation's roads, rails, airports and more.
New Jersey Seeks Way To Protect Homeowners Amid Tax Law ChangesNew Jersey is looking for a way to protect homeowners, who now have a limited state and local tax deduction based on the federal law.
Gov. Phil Murphy Orders Review Of NJ's Medical Marijuana ProgramThe family of a little boy who passed away after a long battle with cancer travelled from Howell to Trenton to watch the governor sign the executive order Tuesday.