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.
Acting state treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio Tuesday afternoon defended Gov. Murphy's proposed budget. She said the state has a structural deficit, that natural revenue growth is not enough to fix it, ...
A joint session of the Assembly and Senate Education Committees heard testimony about the importance of public safety.
Of the over 100 people who testified at Monday's Assembly Budget hearing, the majority focused on school funding.
Murphy restated his commitment to make a multimillion investment in expanding pre-K statewide.
Gottheimer joined Local 825 Operating Engineers at a training site in Dayton.
Republicans Dana Wefer and Lindsay Brown running for US Senate and House of Representatives, respectively, hope to capture the state's centrist lane.