New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill Aimed At Making Smart Guns AvailableThe measure sets up a commission to approve smart guns, which are personalized firearms that can be fired only by authorized users.
Gov. Murphy Criticized For Freezing Funding For Rt. 206 Project Designed To Alleviate Local Truck TrafficA funding fight is underway in New Jersey after Gov. Phil Murphy froze $235 million in the 2020 budget earmarked for local and county projects.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs 2 Bills To Help 9/11 First RespondersNew Jersey first responders who volunteered at Ground Zero after the September 11 attacks are now eligible to receive benefits.
NJ Government To Help Resettle Refugees, Open Office Of New AmericansNew Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy also signed an executive order Thursday to create a state Office of New Americans.
New Jersey Marijuana: Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Expanding State's Medical ProgramThe Jake Honig Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis Act is named in memory of the 7-year-old Howell boy who died of brain cancer last year.
New Jersey's Minimum Wage Goes Up To $10 An Hour TodayThis is part of the state’s five-year plan to phase in a $15 hourly minimum wage.
NJ Gov. Phil Murphy Signs $38.7B Budget, But Chides LawmakersNew Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy's signature, just hours ahead of a constitutional deadline, means state parks and beaches will be open as the Fourth of July holiday approaches.
Gov. Murphy Says No Fare Hikes For NJ TRANSIT, Riders Say Fix The Broken ServiceGov. Phil Murphy made the announcement Thursday, adding he's signing off on $50 million in more funding for the next budget.
Budget Battle Raging Between NJ Legislature, Gov. Phil MurphyThe New Jersey state legislature just passed its proposal, but Gov. Phil Murphy has no plans to sign it just yet.
N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy Enacts 'Sami's Law,' Requiring Lit Signs In Rideshare VehiclesThe law is named after college student Samantha Josephson, who was killed earlier this year after getting into a car she thought was her Uber ride.
State Of Emergency Declared In New Jersey, Several Counties Suffer Severe FloodingNew Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has declared a state of emergency for Burlington, Camden and Gloucester Counties due to severe flooding.
NJ Gov. Phil Murphy Participates In D-Day 75th Anniversary Ceremony In TrentonGov. Phil Murphy joined other officials in New Jersey commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the WWII Memorial in Trenton.
Report: Murphy Administration ‘Seriously Mishandled’ Staffer’s Sexual Assault AllegationKatie Brennan accused Albert Alvarez of raping her while they both worked on the governor’s campaign in 2017.
NJ Gov. Murphy Pushes $125 Tax Credit, Higher Rates On MillionairesNew Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says property taxpayers would get a $125 refundable credit on their income taxes under a plan he's proposing that includes imposing higher tax rates on millionaires.
New Jersey Lawmakers Considering Expungement Of Marijuana ArrestsIt doesn't look like recreational marijuana will be legal anytime soon in New Jersey. So instead, legislators are working on bills that would decriminalize it.