Senate President Steve Sweeney says he's passing a budget even though the governor threatened to veto it in its current form.
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While Murphy favors a millionaire's tax to raise revenues, the Senate president and Assembly speaker plan to deliver a budget with an increased corporate business tax instead.
After spending 22 years in the state Legislature, Reed Gusciora was elected the mayor of Trenton.
Sweeney and Coughlin call Murphy's taxes a last resort, and Murphy calls Coughlin's tax amnesty a last resort.
Several hundred gun control advocates and others turned out to witness Gov. Phil Murphy signing six gun control bills into law.
Murphy's visit came at a time when he's arm wrestling with legislative leaders over tax hikes.
The number of anti-Semitic incidents rose 32 percent in New Jersey last year.
Sen. Bob Menendez won the democratic primary, but a relatively unknown challenger garnered almost 40 percent of the vote, calling support for the senator into question. In District 11, front-runners ...
State budget negotiations appeared to break down last week amid persistent reports of acrimony between Senate President Steve Sweeney and Gov. Phil Murphy. But Monday, Sweeney today maintained that ...
Ironically, that came at the same time as The Associated Press reported that Egyptian mediators had negotiated a cease-fire between the Palestinians in Gaza and the Israeli government.
Murphy said the loan forgiveness will cost the state $12 million a year, beginning in 2022. The internship supplement will cost $3 million and is already in Murphy's budget for next year.
The runoff for the Trenton mayor's race is approaching. The two candidates, veteran lawmaker Assemblyman Reed Gusciora and local businessman Paul Perez make their final pitches to voters, and Perez ...
Gov. Phil Murphy has often championed his Cabinet as the most diverse in state history. Monday, three of his nominees were approved unanimously by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Of 600 respondents, 70 percent support raising the income tax on households earning $1 million or more a year, while just 24 percent oppose.
There was an air of celebration as Gov. Murphy prepared to sign a bill granting financial aid at state colleges and universities to unauthorized immigrants.