Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver on Tuesday signed legislation that strengthens penalties against employers if they fail to pay workers wages, benefits or overtime.
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New Jersey could switch over to a state-based health insurance marketplace a year sooner than initially planned.
Swimmers can safely wade into another part of the state's largest lake without fear of blue-green algae.
The count also found a 13.5% increase in the number of individuals who identified as chronically homeless.
The state Department of Environmental Protection is advising residents to avoid swimming or coming in contact with the water in Greenwood Lake.
Jersey City's short-term rental community is hoping to take its fight against a new city ordinance to voters.
Murphy signed a bill requiring the attorney general to conduct a survey to gather information about the Sexual Assault Forensic Examination, or SAFE kits, that are collected each year, including how ...
The bill reauthorizes the program for five years and includes changes to make the program fairer, more transparent and more efficient.
Attorney General Gurbir Grewal issued the Immigrant Trust Directive to limit voluntary cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities, including ICE.
Murphy's action is a reversal of a 2016 decision by Chris Christie, when the former governor ceded control of the program to the federal government.
Gov. Phil Murphy on Sunday signed a $38.7 billion budget without a millionaire's tax, ending tense negotiations with top Democrats and staving off a government shutdown.
State officials are urging residents to avoid swimming in or coming in contact with Lake Hopatcong after cyanobacteria blooms were confirmed this week by aerial surveillance.
She will effectively swap roles with current commissioner, Shereef Elnahal, who is leaving the Murphy administration in July to become CEO of University Hospital in Newark.
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka says the city has been the target of increased ICE activity because of its status as a sanctuary city.
Ørsted plans to build a wind farm off the coast of Atlantic City capable of generating 1,100 megawatts of energy, enough to power an estimated 500,000 homes.