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Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Creating Future of Work Task Force

TRENTON, NJ: by the Office of the Governor - Governor Phil Murphy today signed an Executive Order establishing the Future of Work Task Force, charged with studying how technological innovation will impact the development of jobs and New Jersey’s economy. He also announced that the task force will be chaired by Chief Innovation Officer Dr. Beth Simone Noveck. The Governor previewed…
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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 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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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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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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Six Murphy Administration Cabinet Members Confirmed

TRENTON, NJ:  – Governor Phil Murphy today applauded the confirmation of six key cabinet members to his management team.   “I couldn’t be more pleased to have these six stellar individuals leading key departments across state government,” said Governor Murphy. “Each has a distinctive role to play on this team and I look forward to continuing our work together in ensuring we…
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NJ to Fight Opioid Disaster

Governor Murphy Advances $100 Million Commitment to Tackle New Jersey’s Opioid Crisis NJ Governor Phil Murphy tours the Rescue Mission of Trenton and holds a press conference specifying budget funding to fight the opioid epidemic on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018. OIT/ Governor’s Office. Strategy Provides Multi-Pronged, Coordinated Approach   Trenton, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy today outlined his public health plan…
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