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Governor Murphy’s Commitment to Local Journalism in New Jersey

FreePress. net reports TRENTON, NJ: On Tuesday afternoon, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy delivered a budget speech outlining his vision for the upcoming fiscal year. Absent from the governor’s list of priorities, in both his speech and his released budget brief, was his prior commitment to fully fund the Civic Information Consortium, a first-of-its-kind initiative to strengthen local-news coverage and…
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CEASEFIRE NJ LEADERS TO TESTIFY BEFORE NJ SENATE COMMITTEE IN SUPPORT OF NEW GUN SAFETY LAW

Princeton, NJ: Ceasefire NJ reports The Rev. Robert Moore, Executive Director of the Princeton-based Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA); and Dolores Phillips, Legislative Director of CFPA’s Ceasefire NJ Project, plan to testify at a 1:00 PM hearing of the NJ Senate Law and Public Safety Committee in Room 10 (third floor) of the NJ State House Annex on Thursday, February…
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“Alyssa’s Law”, requiring all NJ public schools to install silent panic alarms, signed into law

TRENTON, NJ: ;– Governor Phil Murphy today signed A764, also known as “Alyssa’s Law”, requiring all New Jersey public schools to install silent panic alarms that will alert law enforcement during emergencies such as an active shooter, or to employ an alternative emergency mechanism approved by the Department of Education. “Alyssa’s Law” will become a state requirement for all public elementary and…
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Industrial Opioid Disaster – Governor Murphy Announces New Initiatives to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

CAMDEN, NJ: ;– Governor Phil Murphy and the Murphy Administration today unveiled several new initiatives to strengthen New Jersey’s fight against the opioid epidemic. In 2018, more than 3,000 individuals in New Jersey died due to overdoses.“The opioid epidemic continues to devastate families and communities across our state,” said Governor Murphy. “As we combat this crisis, it is critical that we use data-driven,…
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Capitol County Executive Brian M. Hughes encourages You To Assist Furloughed Federal Workers

TRENTON -- As the shutdown of the federal government will soon reach into its second month, local federal employees and furloughed workers and their families are seeking food and additional resources at food pantries, food banks and meal ; Mercer County has received many inquiries from citizens countywide who wish to assist those in need. Mercer County Executive Brian M.…
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Response to Gov Murphy State of the State NJ

Assembly GOP Leader Jon Bramnick delivers response to State of the State. Trenton, NJ: WATCH Statehouse News Channel Video of the response to Gov. Murphy's State of the State. Assembly Leader Bramnick concerned NJ taxpayers left out of Murphy’s first State of the State. TRENTON, – GOP reports - Criticism poured-in on social media from Republicans in the state Assembly after…
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