Gov. Phil Murphy

OCEANPORT, N.J | New Jersey begins taking legal sports bets

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s governor kicked off a new era of gambling Thursday in the state that led the charge for the entire nation to bet on sports legally. Gov. Phil Murphy placed $20 bets on Germany to win the World Cup soccer tournament, and the New Jersey Devils to win hockey’s Stanley … Continue reading OCEANPORT, N.J | New Jersey begins taking legal sports bets

TRENTON, N.J.  | On your mark, get set, waiting for the ‘go’ on sports bets

TRENTON, N.J.  — The first full day after New Jersey legislators approved a bill to legalize sports betting began with no one actually offering it yet. But that could change by the end of the day on Friday, depending on whether casinos and racetracks are willing to move on their own and ignore the state’s … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J.  | On your mark, get set, waiting for the ‘go’ on sports bets

TRENTON, N.J | Quick release of gun data called trailblazing and troubling

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gun control advocates are hailing New Jersey’s release of near-real-time firearms trafficking data as a trailblazing use of federal information, but Second Amendment advocates and skeptical Republicans question whether the report amounts to a way around a federal limitation on the release of some data. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled the … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J | Quick release of gun data called trailblazing and troubling

TRENTON, N.J | New Jersey Gov hails ‘Bon Jovi Day’ for Rock Hall inductees

TRENTON, N.J.| April 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  It’s “Bon Jovi Day” in New Jersey. Gov. Phil Murphy made the declaration Saturday, hours before the platinum-selling New Jersey band was to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame during a ceremony in Cleveland. The Democratic governor hailed the band as “one of the most … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J | New Jersey Gov hails ‘Bon Jovi Day’ for Rock Hall inductees

Governor favors letting judges set affordable housing rules

TRENTON, N.J./February 9, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — Gov. Phil Murphy is laying the foundation for a new approach to affordable housing after two decades without administrative clarity on New Jersey’s requirements and following a former governor who wanted to “bury” the state panel overseeing the issue. Wrangling over affordable housing has gripped New Jersey for decades, … Continue reading Governor favors letting judges set affordable housing rules