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A Princeton Degree For a Yalie: George H.W. Bush Visits Princeton, 1991

Princeton,NJ: President George Bush dedicates the University Social Science Complex at Princeton University. UPI Photo by Stanley Brick. Princeton, NJ: by Princeton edu – On May 10, 1991, President George Bush came to Princeton’s campus to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree and dedicate the University’s Social Science Complex. This $20 million dollar project included the newly constructed Bendheim…
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The White House – Remembering George H. W. Bush, ‘one of America’s greatest points of light’

Washington, DC: from The White House – On the day he turned 18, just 6 months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, George H. W. Bush volunteered for combat duty in World War II. He would become the youngest aviator in naval history at the time, flying 58 combat missions—including one that saw his plane take enemy fire and require that…
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Governor Murphy Urges Passage of $15 Minimum Wage Before End of Year

TRENTON – Acting on a commitment to build a stronger and fairer New Jersey, Governor Phil Murphy today urged the Legislature to close the wage gap and pass a bill raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour for all working New Jerseyans before the end of the year. “Establishing a livable wage of $15 per hour provides New Jersey’s working…
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Kean: Murphy’s Tax Increases Blew NJ’s Shot for Amazon’s HQ2

Trenton, NJ: njsenate release -Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean said massive tax increases imposed by Governor Phil Murphy and legislative Democrats this year have likely blown New Jersey’s shot at luring Amazon’s new headquarters and tens of thousands of high-paying jobs. “New Jersey was well on the path to creating the stable, predictable tax environment that employers like Amazon require…
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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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Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Creating NJ State Capital Partnership to Help Aid Trenton’s Revitalization

TRENTON, NJ: - Governor Phil Murphy today signed an Executive Order establishing the New Jersey State Capital Partnership, an initiative designed to harness state support and resources to spur economic development in Trenton and help chart a new course for New Jersey’s capital city. “Trenton played a pivotal role in the fate of our state and nation and yet for years…
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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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INNOVATION – PRINCETON Governor Murphy Announces Tools to Spur Innovation and Growth of High-Tech Firms

WATCH Princeton Strong Video. PRINCETON, NJ – Story via Gov Office – Governor Phil Murphy today announced two important tools – the Incubator and Collaborative Workspace Rent Initiative (ICWRI) and a modernized Research and Development (R&D) tax credit –  to support new and established high-tech companies in growing the Garden State’s Innovation Economy. The Governor made the announcement during a visit…
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