It’s believed the votes were there in the Assembly, but in the Senate the sponsors were maybe three or four votes shy of the needed 21. Sweeney said he’ll bring the bill back up as soon as 21 ...
Both Coughlin and Sweeney expressed a firm commitment to passing marijuana legalization in the future.
Murphy is still working the phones and hoping for help from Sweeney to get enough votes to pass the bill.
Gov. Phil Murphy highlighted the social justice ramifications and economic benefits of legalizing adult-use marijuana.
The governor says more cleanups of smaller sites will produce better results across the state.
On Wednesday, Murphy acknowledged the atmosphere surrounding him and Democratic leaders has improved.
Legislative leaders were briefed on the budget Monday afternoon by treasury officials.
The annual jaunt from Newark to Washington D.C. is a fairly reliable barometer of what decision makers are thinking and talking about.
Advocates from the 'Let's Drive Campaign' petitioned the Assembly speaker to advance a driver's license expansion bill.
On the annual Walk to Washington, Coughlin discussed Murphy's upcoming budget address and reiterated his stance on no new taxes.
The Senate passed the so-called dark money bill 31-0. The ball is now in Speaker Coughlin's court. However, the ACLU says if this bill becomes law, it may file suit for infringing on the right of ...
At a diner in South Amboy, the governor, Assembly speaker, and Senate president touted their deal to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
As employers plead with lawmakers about the harmful consequences of the proposed $15 minimum wage bill, workers appealed to the financial security the legislation would provide them.
The proposal increases the minimum wage to $10 an hour in July and increases to $11 by 2020, with a $1 a year increase until 2024. The wages of agricultural workers were a sticking point between ...
A deal on the long negotiated minimum wage bill that would affect over 1 million workers has been reached.