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Public Notice: New Jersey Capitol Quarantine – The NJ Department of Agriculture Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine is in Place for New Jersey Capitol Mercer County to Prevent Spread

Lanternfly Egg mass What to do: If you see egg masses (pictured), scrape them off, double bag them and throw them away. You can also place the eggs into alcohol, bleach or hand sanitizer to kill them. What to do: If you see egg masses (pictured above), scrape them off, double bag them and throw them away. You can also…
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Governor Murphy Takes Action on Fiscal Year 2020 State Budget

06/30/2019 Budget Makes Critical Investments in the Middle Class, NJ TRANSIT, Property Tax Relief, and Education Governor Also Takes Action to Ensure Fiscal Responsibility  TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed the Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations Act into law, growing core investments in education, NJ TRANSIT, and many other middle-class priorities, while taking decisive action to promote the fiscal responsibility that…
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Governor Phil Murphy Signs Emergency Assistance Legislation

04/30/2019 TRENTON, NJ: Office of the Gov. reports  – Governor Phil Murphy today signed S3585 and S3586 into law, expanding state housing aid for New Jersey's most vulnerable individuals and families.“Every New Jerseyan deserves a safe and affordable place to live,” said Governor Murphy. “With these new laws, we are acting on our commitment to build stronger communities and ensure that no one in…
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Governor Murphy Signs Legislative Package to Address New Jersey’s Foreclosure Crisis

04/29/2019 ATLANTIC CITY, NJ: Office of the Gov reports – Governor Phil Murphy today signed a bipartisan legislative package into law that will help New Jerseyans struggling with the state’s highest-in-the-nation foreclosure rate. The new laws will assist homeowners facing the prospect of foreclosure and pave the way for community revival by addressing blight. Many of the measures were recommended in…
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New Jersey Leaders Advocate for Marijuana Legalization and Expungement Legislation

Office of the Gov reports 03/21/2019 Trenton, NJ: "I want to speak to those who might be on the fence. I don’t know if you have been arrested for marijuana. Please, get on the right side, so we can make history, so that our young men and women can get on with their lives. It all depends on that vote…
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Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney, Assembly Speaker Coughlin, Senator Scutari, and Assemblywoman Quijano Announce Agreement on Broad Outlines of Legalization of Adult-Use Marijuana

Office of the Gov reports 03/12/2019 Agreement Reached on Tax Rate, Regulatory Structure, and Expungement Provisions TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, Senator Scutari, and Assemblywoman Quijano today announced an agreement on the broad outlines of legislation to legalize adult-use marijuana in New Jersey.“Legalizing adult-use marijuana is a monumental step to reducing disparities in…
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Murphy Administration Adds 25,500 Patients, 400 Doctors to Medicinal Marijuana Program

Office of the Gov reports 03/14/2019 TRENTON - Governor Phil Murphy today announced that New Jersey’s Medicinal Marijuana Program (MMP) has reached another milestone, adding 25,500 new patients, nearly 1,000 caregivers and 412 doctors since Governor Murphy took total of 42,528 patients, 1,736 caregivers and 925 doctors are now participating in the program. In the past 13 months, an additional 412…
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