Tag: Murphy, Philip D (1957- )

Aid in Dying Soon Will be Available to More Americans. Few Will Choose It.

ImageCreditJames Steinberg On Aug. 1, New Jersey will become the eighth state to allow doctors to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients who want to end their lives. On Sept. 15, Maine will become the ninth. So by October, 22 percent of Americans will live in places where residents with six months or less […]

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N.J. Transit Canceled More Than 60 Trains (and That Was Just in the Last Week)

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] New Jersey Transit, the country’s third-busiest commuter railroad and an essential link to New York City, is not running out of excuses for failing to run its trains. It’s recycling them. Last week, the railroad canceled more than 60 […]

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New Jersey Governor Promises No State (or Beach) Shutdown

In New Jersey, a nasty fight among top Democratic elected leaders threatened to ruin escapes to the Jersey Shore. A new state budget is due by midnight Sunday. Without one the state would shut down, closing, among many other things, Island State Beach Park, a 10-mile stretch of sand along the Atlantic Ocean that’s a […]

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Why the Democratic Takeover in New Jersey Is More Civil War Than Progressive Revolution

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] On paper, Democrats in New Jersey have rarely commanded so much power: They control the governor’s office and both chambers of the Legislature, and a liberal surge last November nearly wiped congressional Republicans off the map. Just one G.O.P. […]

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Ending Secret ‘Dark Money’ Political Donations in New Jersey

Television viewers across New Jersey have been seeing a lot of Gov. Philip D. Murphy, standing tall against a deep blue sky in an ad campaign promoting his plan to raise taxes on the wealthy. But while Mr. Murphy, a Democrat, may star in the ads, the money to pay for them came from a […]

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