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“The State of Innovation: Building a Stronger and Fairer Economy in New Jersey”

Trenton, NJ: by the Office of the Governor - "Thanks to Governor Murphy, New Jersey is poised to become a national leader in the innovation economy. The $500 million New Jersey Innovation Evergreen Fund, announced by the Governor earlier today, will allow the State to invest in and partner with start-up companies that agree to locate and operate in New…
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HEALTH – Alcohol Causes Cancer and Cost Taxpayers $2.+ per drink

Alcohol is known to be a risk factor for cancers of the head and neck (mouth, throat, and voice box), liver, colon, rectum, and breast.  The cost of this dangerous behavior impacts many aspects of the drinker’s life and the lives of those around them. However, most of the costs resulted from losses in workplace productivity (72% of the total cost), health care expenses for treating problems…
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Governor Murphy Directs U.S. and New Jersey Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Remembrance of September 11

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today has ordered that and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities on Tuesday, September 11 in remembrance of the nearly 3,000 innocent people, almost 700 of whom were residents of New Jersey, who lost their lives in the 2001 terrorist attacks. “Seventeen years after the devastating terrorist attacks that…
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Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Declaring State of Emergency in Flood-Impacted Counties

Directive Will Allow Resources to Be Focused on Hard-Hit Areas of Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean & Passaic   TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order 33, declaring a state of emergency in Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic counties and allowing for the extension of state resources, as necessary and as requested, into communities most directly impacted by flooding…
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NJ Gov Murphy Outraged Over Attorney General Mock – Top Local Radio Hosts Removed from Air

Trenton, NJ: Governor Phil Murphy states, “I’m outraged by the abhorrent and xenophobic comments made earlier today mocking Attorney General Gurbir Grewal on “The Dennis & Judi Show” on New Jersey Hate speech has no place in New Jersey, and it does not belong on our airwaves. Station management must now hold the hosts accountable for these intolerant and racist…
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Governor Phil Murphy Signs Historic Legislation to Modernize and Equitably Distribute School Funding in New Jersey

CLIFFSIDE PARK – Making a historic investment in the education of New Jersey’s school children, Governor Phil Murphy today signed landmark legislation to fully and fairly fund public school districts in the Garden State. The bill, S-2, modernizes the State’s school funding formula for the first time in ten years.   “New Jersey’s education system experienced eight years of neglect during the…
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