Phil Murphy

TRENTON, N.J. | Under fire for snow chaos, governor blames ‘lousy’ forecasts

TRENTON, N.J. — Public officials were on the defensive Friday after the season’s first, surprisingly strong snowstorm stranded thousands of motorists for hours and forced some students to stay overnight in their schools. Democratic New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said “lousy” forecasts were partly to blame. He took a pounding on social media from people … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J. | Under fire for snow chaos, governor blames ‘lousy’ forecasts

New Jersey News: Governor Murphy Unveils New Department of Agriculture Efforts to Promote New Jersey Wine

Jersey Fresh Wine program will help educate residents and visitors about local wineries ATCO, NJ – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Friday launched the Department of Agriculture’s Jersey Fresh Wine Program, a new initiative aimed at educating consumers about the large varieties of wine produced in New Jersey.   Governor Murphy Friday toured the Amalthea Cellars … Continue reading New Jersey News: Governor Murphy Unveils New Department of Agriculture Efforts to Promote New Jersey Wine

New Jersey News: Statement from New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on the Passing of Senator Bill Schluter

TRENTON, N.J. – Friday, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy published the following statement regarding the passing of Senator Bill Schluter: “Bill Schluter stood for the right kind of politics, whether it be in the Senate, the Assembly, or in his public life in general.  A tireless advocate for ethics and good governance, and for campaign … Continue reading New Jersey News: Statement from New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on the Passing of Senator Bill Schluter

New Jersey News: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Signs Bills

TRENTON, N.J. – Friday, August 10, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed the following bills: BILL SIGNINGS: S-430/A-2726 (Pou, Oroho/Giblin) – Concerns certain real estate licensees SCS for S-647/ACS for A-1186 (Beach, Cruz-Perez/Jones, Lampitt, Taliaferro) – Permits registered voters to receive mail-in ballots automatically for all elections under certain conditions S-847/A-4076 (Turner, Diegnan/Jasey, Murphy) – … Continue reading New Jersey News: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Signs Bills

Murphy: Sky Blue soccer woes ‘unacceptable,’ will be fixed

LONG BRANCH, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says reports of bleak living and working conditions for members of the women’s soccer team he co-owns are “unacceptable” and will be fixed. The Democratic governor says Friday he takes seriously published reports outlining shortcomings with Sky Blue FC. Murphy says the buck stops with him, … Continue reading Murphy: Sky Blue soccer woes ‘unacceptable,’ will be fixed

New Jersey News: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Signs Legislation to Transfer PFRS Management

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy yesterday signed Senate Bill No. 5 after the Legislature concurred with recommendations made by the Governor to the bill.  The bill will transfer the management of the Police and Firemen’s Retirement System (PFRS) to a newly constituted Board of Trustees of PFRS. The bill will allow for members … Continue reading New Jersey News: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Signs Legislation to Transfer PFRS Management

TRENTON, N.J | New Jersey sets aside $5M for pilot local news program

TRENTON, N.J. — A trailblazing nonprofit group set up to boost coverage of local news in New Jersey just got $5 million in the state’s new budget. It’s part of the $37.4 billion spending plan signed by Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy. But advocates see it as an important and innovative way to use public money … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J | New Jersey sets aside $5M for pilot local news program

Celebrities join march for women’s rights, encourage voting

LOS ANGELES /January 20, 2018(AP)(STL.News)—Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump‘s views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women’s rights on Saturday, the anniversary of his inauguration. In Los Angeles, Eva Longoria, Natalie Portman, Viola Davis, Alfre Woodard, Scarlett Johansson, Constance Wu, Adam Scott … Continue reading Celebrities join march for women’s rights, encourage voting