Archive for Tag: Governor Phil Murphy

Bramnick statement of Murphy borrowing decision

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick released a statement after the state Supreme Court ruled that Gov. Phil Murphy may proceed with his plan to borrow $9.9 billion to balance the state budget. “Borrowing $9.9 billion to cover expenses will raise taxes across New Jersey,” said Bramnick...

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DePhillips outraged Murphy administration won’t testify during hearings examining oversight breakdowns at long-term care facilities

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips, who will be participating at today’s Assembly hearings into the Murphy administration’s handling of New Jersey’s long-term care facilities, issued a statement in advance. “I am angry we are having this hearing today without a single live witness from the Department of Health...

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Republicans disappointed in lack of information provided by Treasury during Assembly budget hearing

TRENTON, N.J. – During today’s Assembly budget committee hearing with state Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio, Republicans asked multiple questions that did not receive direct answers. They say it is an indication that administration’s lack of transparency comes from a lack of information. “The administration was not confident in their...

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As Murphy’s soccer team resumes practice, South Jersey lawmakers urge him to restart youth sports and spur small business survival

TRENTON, N.J. – South Jersey Assemblymen Antwan McClellan and Erik Simonsen are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to reopen the state’s youth sports leagues for the summer season after he cleared professional teams to resume activities noting the immense benefits this action would provide to local businesses which have...

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