The Time Is Now Coalition, which was established to combat sexual harassment and assault, shared what they learned after months of discussions with survivors and others across the state.
Asm. Jerry Green was a legislator with impact who served in the General Assembly for 26 years.
Murphy tried to heal a festering personal conflict with Senate President Steve Sweeney, which escalated after Sweeney blocked two of the governor’s Cabinet nominees who are both African-American.
The pressing issues of school funding and bail reform were discussed in the Senate Budget and Appropriations hearing.
Republicans claim valid concerns over how the new law will be implemented. Murphy and other Democrats say New Jersey needs to enact even more voting reforms.
Testimony in the Senate Public Safety Committee lasted for hours, with residents on both sides of the debate using the hearing as a final opportunity to catch lawmakers' ears.
Murphy is widely anticipated to sign both bills, but the impact on premiums probably won't be felt before 2019.
Menendez outlined a bill that, if passed, would make community colleges tuition-free.
Over 17,000 people have signed the Convention of States petition in New Jersey.
The BPU is taking official testimony and gauging the performance of the state's utilities at a series of public hearings.
Both chambers passed a bill that automatically registers voters at the DMV with pushback from Republicans.
Of the roughly 6.3 million vehicles in New Jersey, less than 1 percent are electric or hybrid.
Despite Thursday's relatively easy votes, the difficult budget process still looms, and relations between the leadership of the majority party and the executive branch remain on edge.
The fault line got a little wider Thursday after Sweeney appeared to pull two of Murphy's cabinet nominations from the Senate board list.
Lawmakers of both parties wondered why Murphy is still using the old, discredited 2008 formula, and not the one they tinkered with last summer.