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Mar
28

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Allowing Certain Veterans to Keep Special Military License Plates Upon Conclusion of Service

Bill Action Governor Phil Murphy today signed a bill (A-4298) into law to allow veterans who have completed at least six years of service with a military reserve unit to keep special license plates identifying them as a member of the military following the conclusion of their service.

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Mar
28

Governor Murphy and Treasurer Muoio Announce More Than 800,000 New Jerseyans to Receive ANCHOR Rebate Today

Property Taxes Governor Phil Murphy and Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio announced that the first batch of ANCHOR Property Tax Relief rebate payments will be on their way to New Jerseyans who elected their rebate via direct deposit today.

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Mar
27

Statement from Governor Murphy on Attorney General Platkin's Action to Assume Control of Paterson Police Department

Statements I am confident that the Attorney General’s actions will ensure needed reform and give police officers in Paterson the resources, support, and training they need to effectively build trust and serve their community.

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Mar
27

First Lady Tammy Murphy Announces Recipients of Green Jobs Council NJ BRIDGE Initiative Grant Award

First Lady $5 Million Distributed to Recipients Across a Variety of Green Economic Sectors Working to Advance Diverse and Inclusive Green Economy Workforce

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Mar
24

This Week in NJ - March 24th, 2023

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Mar
22

ICYMI: PATH Debuts 9-Car Service on the Newark-World Trade Center Line

Transportation Two Newark-WTC Trains to Run During Peak Periods Following Completion of Station Reconstruction to Handle Longer Trains
Increase in Capacity is Key Component of Port Authority’s $1 Billion PATH Improvement Plan to Reduce Delays, Enhance Overall Customer Experience

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Mar
20

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation to Support New Jersey Small Businesses

Bill Action Bills Are Part of Speaker Coughlin’s Small Business Legislative Package Legislation Enhances Customer Service at the New Jersey Business Action Center and Gives Small Businesses More Flexibility to Resolve Violations Without Incurring Fines

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Mar
17

This Week in NJ - March 17th, 2023

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Mar
17

Governor Murphy, Senator Gopal, Senator Zwicker, and Assemblyman Freiman Announce Legislation to Support Districts Seeing Reductions in School Aid in FY24 Budget Under S-2 Funding Formula

Budget and Spending Bill Will Appropriate Over $100 Million in Supplemental K-12 Funding

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Mar
16

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Establishing Opioid Recovery & Remediation Fund for Allocation of Settlement Funds to Address Opioid Crisis

Health Governor Phil Murphy today signed a bill (S-783) to codify the Opioid Recovery and Remediation Advisory Council into law and establish an Opioid Recovery and Remediation Fund – building on steps taken via Executive Order No. 305 last year to help New Jersey determine how best to utilize opioid settlement funds to address the opioid crisis, which has tragically taken over 14,000 lives in New Jersey over the past five years alone.

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Mar
16

ICYMI: Health Commissioner Persichilli Statement on CDC Recommendation on Pfizer Booster for Ages 6 Months to 4 Years Old

Health The recommendation by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expands the use of the bivalent Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as a booster dose for children ages 6 months through 4 years old who have completed their three-dose primary series with the monovalent (single strain) Pfizer vaccine.

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Mar
16

Governor Murphy Lifts Storm-Related State of Emergency

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Mar
16

ICYMI: EPA Announces $3 Million For New Jersey to Plan Innovative Climate Projects Across the State

Environment Funds from EPA’s New Climate Pollution Reduction Grant Program were made possible by President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act

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Mar
16

ICYMI: NJ TRANSIT, Rutgers CAIT and the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) Partner to Establish First Regional Training Center in North America

Transportation Regional Training Center will be the First UITP Training Center in North America Led By NJ TRANSIT at Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT)

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Mar
16

Governor Murphy Orders Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Former Senator Ron Rice

Statements U.S. and New Jersey flags fly at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities from Thursday, March 16, 2023 until Thursday, March 23, 2023 in recognition and remembrance of former Senator Ron Rice.

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Mar
15

Statement from Governor Murphy on the Passing of Former Senator Ron Rice

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Mar
14

Governor Murphy Announces Promotion of Eric Brophy to Deputy Chief of Staff for Economic Growth

Appointments Effective Monday, March 20, Brophy will manage economic affairs at the Governor’s Office after serving as Senior Advisor for Economic Growth and as Executive Director of the Educational Facilities Authority.

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Mar
14

Statement from Governor Murphy on President Biden’s Executive Order on Gun Safety

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Mar
14

Statement from Governor Murphy on Doug Fisher’s Retirement as Secretary of Agriculture

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Mar
13

Governor Murphy Declares State of Emergency for Five New Jersey Counties in Preparation for Winter Storm

Weather State of Emergency Declared for Bergen, Morris, Passaic, Sussex and Warren Counties State Offices Will Have Two-Hour Delayed Opening on Tuesday and Commercial Vehicle Restrictions Will be in Place on Multiple Interstate Highways Beginning 8:00 P.M. Tonight

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Mar
13

*Winter Weather Alert**

Weather Use caution when driving tonight through Tuesday. Coastal storm expected to affect the morning commute

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Mar
13

ICYMI: AG Platkin Issues Statewide Directive Requiring Longer Retention of DNA and Other Evidence from Medical Exams in Sexual Assault Cases

Law & Justice Law Enforcement Directive 2023-1 Also Establishes Statewide Guidelines for Tracking, Storing, and Determining When Sexual Assault Evidence is Submitted to Labs for Testing

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Mar
13

Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation

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Mar
13

Too Big For One City. Too Big For One Weekend. The Festival Only New Jersey Could Host: North To Shore June 2023

Statements NJPAC produces first-of-its-kind celebration of music, technology, comedy, and film over three jam packed weekends June 2023

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Mar
13

Governor Murphy Delivers Remarks on Supporting New Jersey Entrepreneurs in the Wake of Silicon Valley Bank Collapse

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Mar
13

Statement from Governor Murphy on the Retirement of State Senator Fred Madden

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Mar
12

ICYMI: Governor Murphy Announces Package of Support for NJ Entrepreneurs Affected by SVB Crisis

Bill Action Programs will provide approximately $35m in short term support for New Jersey companies impacted by Silicon Valley Bank

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Mar
10

This Week in NJ - March 10th, 2023

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Mar
10

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation to Help Veterans More Easily Obtain Nursing Licensure While Addressing Critical Health Care Shortages

Bill Action Additional Bill Signed Into Law Honors Veterans’ Sacrifices by Covering Burial Costs for More Veterans

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Mar
9

First Lady Tammy Murphy Delivers Remarks at Harriet Tubman Monument Unveiling in Newark, NJ

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Mar
9

Statement from Governor Murphy on the Retirement of Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes

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Mar
9

Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation

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Mar
8

Governor Murphy Makes Appointments to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority Board of Directors

Appointments Governor Will Appoint Terence O’Toole as Chairman after Appointing Jewell Antoine-Johnson as an Alternate Member, Reappointing Virginia S. Bauer and Aisha Glover as Board Members

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Mar
6

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Authorizing Special License Plates for Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity

Budget and Spending Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation (A978) recognizing the contributions and achievements of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. by establishing special license plates for members of the organization.

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Mar
3

This Week in NJ - March 3rd, 2023

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Mar
2

Governor Murphy Highlights Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Plan to Increase Pre-K through 12 School Aid by $1 Billion, Grow the State’s Educator Workforce, and Promote the Success of New Jersey’s Students

Budget and Spending “My Administration remains committed to providing students throughout our state with the world-class education they deserve,” - Governor Phil Murphy.

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Mar
1

Statement from Governor Murphy on Overnight Shooting of New Jersey State Trooper in Paterson

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Mar
1

Statement from Governor Murphy on Today’s U.S. Supreme Court Oral Argument in New York v. New Jersey

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Mar
1

Governor Murphy and Treasurer Muoio Highlight Historic Property Tax Relief for Nearly 1.7 Million New Jerseyans

Executive Orders Governor Phil Murphy and Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio today announced that approximately 1.7 million New Jersey homeowners and renters applied for the first year of the State’s historic ANCHOR property tax relief program.

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Feb
28

Governor Murphy Presents Fiscal Year 2024 Budget – “Building the Next New Jersey: Affordability, Opportunity, Responsibility”

Speech Budget Increases Robust Property Tax Relief, Provides Another Record Investment in School Funding. Increased Investments in Affordable Housing, Higher Education, and Economic Growth. Continues Path of Fiscal Responsibility with Another Full Pension Payment of $7.1 Billion, Additional $2.4 Billion to Reduce Debt. Proposed Surplus Climbs to Record Heights at Just Over $10 Billion

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Feb
28

Governor Murphy Delivers 2024 Fiscal Year Budget Address

Speech "Building the Next New Jersey: Affordability, Opportunity, Responsibility” Remarks as Prepared for Delivery

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Feb
28

Special Guests to Join First Lady Tammy Murphy at Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Address

First Lady Each of these individuals were invited by the First Lady because they personify the values and spirit that Governor Murphy highlights in his speech and embody the Murphy Administration’s policies at work for New Jerseyans.

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Feb
27

Governor Murphy Applauds Senate Confirmations of Mayor Christian Bollwage, George Helmy, and Joseph Kelley to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Board of Commissioners

Appointments “Building on our world-class transportation infrastructure is critical to our economic growth and resilience as we shape the future of our region,” - Governor Murphy

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Feb
27

ICYMI: Murphy Administration Announces Programs to Boost Student Learning with High Impact Tutoring and RAPID Learning Acceleration Professional Development Programs

Education The initiatives will focus on evidence-based strategies that can help schools close achievement gaps caused or exacerbated by COVID-19-related disruptions to the learning environment and the shift to remote instruction.

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Feb
24

This Week in NJ - February 24th, 2023

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Feb
23

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation to Recognize Crucial Importance of Paratransit Workforce

Bill Action Governor Phil Murphy today signed bill A-2857/S-2977, which requires NJ TRANSIT to pay certain persons one-and-a-half times the regular rate for work during periods of commercial vehicle travel restriction issued by the Department of Transportation (DOT).

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Feb
23

Governor Murphy and Commissioner Caride Announce Record-Breaking 341K People Signed Up for Health Insurance During Open Enrollment Period

Education Nearly 40% Increase in Sign-Ups Since the Murphy Administration Assumed Operation of the Health Insurance Exchange
Residents with a Qualifying Life Event or Who Meet Certain Income Levels Still Have Options to Get Covered

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Feb
23

Governor Murphy Announces $120 Million for Preschool Facilities, Brings High-Quality Pre-K to 16 More School Districts

Education Alongside Acting Commissioner of Education Angelica Allen-McMillan, Senator Andrew Zwicker, Assemblyman Roy Freiman, and other officials at Brooks Crossing and Deans Elementary School, the Governor also announced an additional $2.6 million to assist 33 school districts with supplementary start-up funding.

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Feb
23

Governor Murphy Holds Roundtable Discussion on Modernizing New Jersey’s Antiquated Liquor Licensing Laws

Law & Justice Governor Phil Murphy today held a roundtable discussion where he met with stakeholders to gather input and learn from diverse perspectives for his new legislative proposal to reform and modernize New Jersey’s antiquated liquor license laws.

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Feb
22

Press Pool Coverage: Governor Murphy Visits Brooks Crossing Elementary School at Deans Campus to Announce Preschool Funding

Education The tour begins in the hall entrance of Brooks Crossing Elementary School at Deans School where the Governor has greeted Acting Commissioner of Education Angelica Allen-McMillan, school administration, such as Superintendent of Schools Scott Feder and Principal Jaime Maccarone, and staff members.

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Feb
21

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Establishing Equity and Sustainability Advisory Council to Develop Policy for State Workforce

Health Order Also Requires Each Principal Cabinet Department to Appoint a Chief Diversity Officer

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Feb
21

ICYMI: Twenty States Announce Historic Governor-Led Reproductive Freedom Alliance

Health The Alliance is a non-partisan coalition of 20 Governors committed to protecting and expanding reproductive freedom in their states, the largest such coalition ever convened.

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Feb
19

Statement from Governor Murphy on Shooting in Linden

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Feb
17

This Week in NJ - February 17th, 2023

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Feb
15

ICYMI: New Jersey Department of Education Announces First-in-the-Nation $4.5 Million Grant to Support Climate Change Education in Schools

Environment The “Climate Awareness Education: Implementing the NJSLS for Climate Change” grants will help schools meet New Jersey’s first-in-the-nation climate-change standards. ..."

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Feb
15

Governor Murphy Orders Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Former Assemblyman Francis Bodine

Environment Governor Phil Murphy today ordered that U.S. and New Jersey flags fly at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities on Thursday, February 16, 2023, in recognition and remembrance of Assemblyman Francis “Fran” L. Bodine.

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Feb
15

Governor Murphy Announces Comprehensive Set of Initiatives to Combat Climate Change and Power the “Next New Jersey”

Environment Murphy Administration Sets Accelerated Target of 100% Clean Energy by 2035

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Feb
15

Governor Murphy Delivers Climate Change Address "Clean Energy & Jobs to Power the Next New Jersey"

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Feb
14

During Black History Month, Governor Murphy Announces Expansion of AP African American Studies in New Jersey

Education Advanced Class Will Be Taught in 26 New Jersey High Schools During the 2023-2024 Academic Year

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Feb
14

ICYMI: DCA Awards $1.8 Million in Grants through Financial Empowerment Pilot Program

Budget and Spending Grants Will Enable Nonprofits to Offer Financial Counseling to Individuals in Underserved Communities

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Feb
13

ICYMI: Governors, Business Leaders Discuss Workforce Shortages, Opportunities

Economy & Jobs The nation’s Governors were joined by Fortune 500 leaders to explore solutions to workforce shortages in a panel discussion during the Winter Meeting of the National Governors Association (NGA).

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Feb
13

ICYMI: Governors Discuss Youth Mental Health At National Governors Association Winter Meeting

Health NGA Chair New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Leads Discussion With U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy On Strengthening Youth Mental Health

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Feb
10

This Week in NJ - February 10th, 2023

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Feb
10

CYMI: Nation’s Governors Meet With President Biden To Urge Action On Debt Ceiling And Bipartisan Priorities

In a wide-ranging discussion, Governors called on Congress and the Administration to work together to ensure a bipartisan solution to address the U.S. statutory debt ceiling and to consider serious long-term reforms that will reduce the national debt and put the country on more sustainable fiscal footing.

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Feb
8

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Increasing Minimum SNAP Benefits Available to New Jersey Residents

Health This Nation-Leading Policy Will Help Combat Food Insecurity Throughout the State as Emergency Federal SNAP Allotments Come to an End

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Feb
8

Governor Murphy Proposes $10M Investment to Expand ARRIVE Together Law Enforcement-Mental Health Collaboration Statewide

Health Also Announces Upcoming Expansion of Initiative to Over Two Dozen Additional Municipalities in 10 Counties

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Feb
7

Statement from Governor Murphy on President Biden’s State of the Union Address

Statements “Over the past two years, under President Biden’s leadership, our nation has staged a historic comeback. Tonight, the President gave us a powerful reason to join with him under our shared American values and with common purpose to finish the job of restoring our nation’s pride and global preeminence. ..."

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Feb
7

Murphy Administration Pilots Lifelong Learning Program to Empower Unemployed, Chronically Underemployed NJ Residents to Succeed in the Labor Market

Jobs and the Economy New Grant Program Helps Build Stronger, Fairer Economy for All

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Feb
6

Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation

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Feb
6

Governor Murphy Signs "Temporary Workers’ Bill of Rights" into Law

Bill Action This legislation significantly expands the rights and protections afforded to temporary workers, and was sent to the Governor's desk after the Legislature concurred with changes recommended by the Governor last September.

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Feb
6

Governor Murphy Orders Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour

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Feb
4

Statement from Governor Murphy on the Death of American Aid Worker Pete Reed in Ukraine

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Feb
3

This Week in NJ - February 3rd, 2023

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Feb
3

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Allowing Special Occasion Events on Preserved Farmland

Bill Action The Legislature concurred with the Governor’s conditional veto of an earlier version of the legislation. The Governor recommended changes to ensure protections for agricultural or horticultural production on preserved farmland.

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Feb
2

Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation

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Feb
2

Statement from Governor Murphy on the Murder of Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour

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Feb
1

Governor Murphy, Lieutenant Governor Oliver Announce More Than $38 Million Through Lead Remediation and Abatement Grant Program

Budget and Spending Funding Will Enable Nonprofit Organizations and Local Governments to Conduct Lead-Safe Repairs and Energy Efficiency Improvements For Thousands of New Jersey Residents and Children Exposed to Lead in their Households

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Jan
31

First Lady Murphy & Human Services Commissioner Adelman Announce Enhanced NJ FamilyCare Maternal Health Care Reimbursement

First Lady Rate Increases for Midwives, OBGYNs, Perinatal Care & Community Doulas Yet Another Step to Improve Birth Outcomes as Part of NurtureNJ

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Jan
30

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation to Incentivize Decarbonization of Concrete Industry

Bill Action TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed bill S287, which provides corporation business tax (CBT) and gross income tax credits for costs of preparing environmental product declarations that assess the global warming potential of various concrete mixes and enable comparison of their environmental impacts.

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Jan
30

Statement from Governor Murphy on the Retirement of Senator Steve Oroho

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Jan
30

Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation

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Jan
30

Governor Murphy Establishes January 30 as Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution

Bill Action ” The day of recognition honors the legacy of Fred Korematsu, an American civil rights activist of Japanese heritage who fought against the wrongful incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II."

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Jan
27

This Week in NJ - January 27th, 2023

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Jan
27

Joint Statement by Governor Murphy and Lieutenant Governor Oliver on the Release of Video Footage in the Investigation of the Death of Tyre Nichols

Statements “We are horrified by the video footage released earlier today that showed Memphis police officers brutally and inhumanely beating Tyre Nichols. ..."

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Jan
26

ICYMI: U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1.1 Million for Boardwalk Upgrades to Support Tourism in Wildwood, New Jersey

Budget and Spending This project will support boardwalk structural repairs, including timber replacement, electrical upgrades and lighting fixtures, as well as ADA compliant ramps, stairs and beach access, in a region with a significant tourist economy.

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Jan
26

Murphy Administration Announces Availability of $350 Million for School Construction Projects throughout New Jersey

Education Starting January 30, over 550 Regular Operating Districts (ROD) will be eligible to apply for a grant, made possible through legislation signed in 2022, to address critical operational building needs – including school facilities projects, emergent needs, and capital maintenance requirements.

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Jan
25

ICYMI: Governors Murphy, Polis Join Forces to Tackle Youth Mental Health Crisis

Health "From small towns to big cities, parents, children, and educators are confronting this struggle in their everyday lives. We need a comprehensive approach to not only connect young people with resources, but empower parents and teachers to identify signs of mental health challenges and provide positive support. ... " - Governor Murphy

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Jan
24

ICYMI: Murphy Administration Expands Capacity of New Jersey's Behavioral Healthcare Workforce Through Student Loan Repayment Incentive

Education The Murphy Administration today announced that the New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) is now accepting applications for the Behavioral Healthcare Provider Loan Redemption Program. The purpose of the program is to help recruit and maintain a qualified workforce of behavioral healthcare professionals in order to further Governor Phil Murphy's ongoing goal of expanding access to mental health care on behalf of New Jersey residents.

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Jan
24

Film Production in New Jersey Once Again Smashes Record

Economy & Jobs Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission announced today that overall in-state production spending from filmmaking exceeded $650 million dollars in 2022, besting the previous record of $500 million set for 2021. The announcement came at the outset of a series of meetings in California between Governor Murphy and the film, TV, and technology industries.

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Jan
23

ICYMI: CSIT Awards $1.275 Million to 17 New Jersey Startups Focused on Supporting Maternal & Infant Health

Health TRENTON – The Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT) Board on Friday awarded a combined $1.275 million in grants to 17 startups to accelerate the development of technologies, products, and services that support maternal and child wellbeing.

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Jan
22

Statement from Governor Murphy on Mass Shooting During Lunar New Year Celebration in Monterey Park, California

Statements “When any community cannot gather to celebrate without fear of being the victim of the next mass shooting, we have lost our way. All of New Jersey stands firmly with the AAPI community in Monterey Park...

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Jan
20

This Week in NJ - January 20th, 2023

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Jan
20

ICYMI: Governor Murphy and AG Platkin Announce Recipients of $10 Million in Federal Funds to Continue the State’s Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program

Budget and Spending Governor Phil Murphy and Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin today announced 11 recipients of a combined $10 million in federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds allocated for the continued support of the New Jersey Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program (NJHVIP).

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Jan
20

Governor Murphy Announces Planning for New 2024 Energy Master Plan

Environment “After five years of bold climate action in New Jersey, we must not only assess our progress to date, but renew our commitment to a clean energy economy while taking stock of the breadth of resources at our disposal,” - Governor Murphy.

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Jan
19

Governor Murphy Announces Legislative Package to Ensure Fiscal Accountability at Public Institutions of Higher Education

Education The bills will also ensure that the board members of these institutions receive ongoing training to ensure that they are equipped to adequately manage the fiscal operations of our public institutions of higher education.

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Jan
18

Governor Highlights Expanded Eligibility for NJ FamilyCare Health Care Coverage as Administration Continues Efforts to Cover All Kids

HCAT As of January 1, 2023, children under the age of 19 whose families meet income eligibility requirements are now able to obtain Medicaid coverage regardless of their immigration status.

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Jan
17

ICYMI: Murphy Administration Announces Federal Approval of Action Plan to Distribute Hurricane Ida Recovery Funds

Tropical Storm Ida State Will Allocate $228 Million in Federal Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds to Address Housing Needs, Resilient Infrastructure Projects, and Other Critical Recovery Initiatives

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Jan
13

This Week in NJ - January 13th, 2023

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Jan
13

El gobernador Murphy anuncia la ampliación del plazo para los inquilinos y propietarios de viviendas con el propósito de solicitar el Programa de alivio de impuestos a la propiedad ANCHOR

Property Taxes Los solicitantes ahora tienen hasta el 28 de febrero de 2023 para reclamar hasta USD 1,500 en alivio.

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Jan
13

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Expanding Access to Critical Reproductive Health Care by Removing Prescription Requirement for Self-Administered Hormonal Contraceptives

Bill Action The bill (S-275) will allow New Jersey pharmacists to dispense self-administered hormonal contraceptives to patients without requiring a prescription.

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Jan
12

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: Legislators, Mayors, and Advocates Applaud Governor Murphy’s 2023 State of the State Address

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Jan
12

Governor Murphy Signs Bill Establishing New Jersey Siblings’ Bill of Rights

Bill Action Bill Supplements the Child Placement Bill of Rights, Will Focus on the Importance of Maintaining Sibling Relationships in the Child Welfare System

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Jan
11

Governor Murphy Announces Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind to Become Second Major Tenant at New Jersey Wind Port

Environment Company plans to create more than 200 new, skilled jobs in Salem County

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Jan
10

Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation

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Jan
10

Governor Murphy Announces Extended Deadline for Renters and Homeowners to File for ANCHOR Property Tax Relief Program

Property Taxes The new application deadline is being extended to February 28, 2023, giving taxpayers an extra month to apply.

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Jan
10

In 2023 State of the State Address, Governor Murphy Shares Vision for Shaping the “Next New Jersey”

Speech Governor Highlights Efforts to Protect Residents, Grow the Economy, Secure the Middle Class, and Improve Affordability. Details Proposals to Modernize State’s Liquor License Laws, Shape Economic Incentives to Address New Workforce Reality, Implement First-in-the-Nation Naloxone Initiative, Extend ANCHOR Deadline, and Preserve Boardwalks Up & Down the Jersey Shore

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Jan
10

Governor Murphy Delivers 2023 State of the State Address

Speech Remarks as Prepared for Delivery
"Building the Next New Jersey"

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Jan
10

First Lady Tammy Murphy Announces 2023 State of the State Address Special Guests

First Lady This year, several New Jerseyans, including leaders from the Ukrainian community, will join First Lady Tammy Murphy in the Assembly Chamber as her special guests. Each of these individuals, with their aspirations, accomplishments, and resilience, were chosen because they represent values, policies, and themes to be addressed by the Governor in his speech.

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Jan
9

Governor Murphy Announces Cybersecurity Directive to Prohibit Use of High-Risk Software on State Devices

Statements Governor Phil Murphy today announced that the State of New Jersey has issued a cybersecurity directive to prohibit the use of high-risk software and services, including TikTok, on State provided or managed devices.

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Jan
6

This Week in NJ - January 6th, 2023

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Feb
6

Governor Murphy Orders Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour

Executive Orders The U.S. and New Jersey flags will fly at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities on Wednesday, February 8, 2023, to honor and remember Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour.

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Jan
5

ICYMI: EPA Announces $500 Million Loan to Modernize Wastewater and Drinking Water Infrastructure in New Jersey

Budget and Spending Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $500 million loan to the New Jersey Infrastructure Bank to modernize wastewater and drinking water systems serving over 10 million people throughout New Jersey.

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Jan
5

Governor Murphy Signs Bill to Speed Up Construction Permitting Process, Makes Progress on Efforts to Build More Affordable Housing in New Jersey

Budget and Spending Announces More than $19 Million in Additional Spending for Nearly 80 Affordable Housing Units Across the State

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Jan
4

Governor Murphy Signs Bipartisan Legislation Establishing First in the Nation K-12 Information Literacy Education

Education Legislation will Direct the New Jersey Department of Education to Develop New Jersey Learning Standards in Information and Media Literacy

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Jan
4

Murphy Administration Announces Funding to Support Facility and Security Upgrades for Reproductive Health Care Providers

Health The Murphy Administration today announced funding for reproductive health care providers as part of Governor Phil Murphy’s ongoing efforts to expand protections for and access to reproductive health care in New Jersey. The funding includes zero-percent interest loans for upgrades at reproductive health care facilities and grants for security enhancements.

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Jan
3

New Jersey’s Minimum Wage Increases to Over $14/Hour for Most Employees

Health “Putting our minimum wage on a clear path to $15 an hour and setting us among the nation’s leading states remains one of my proudest moments,” said Governor Murphy. “This increase will ensure that hundreds of thousands of hardworking people across our state are paid a wage that allows them to provide for their families and live with greater dignity. ..."

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