Tag: Governor

Murphy lets more toll hike ‘hearings’ proceed with the public stuck at home

TRENTON, N.J. – Is it really a “hearing” if the public can’t attend? Governor Phil Murphy and transportation authority officials don’t care. Surging unemployment and a statewide “stay at home” order haven’t dissuaded them from forging ahead with three more Read More

LISTEN: Rooney tells Giordano COVID-19 ‘brings out the worst in Murphy’

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Criminal sanctions for public assembly. Dangerous prisoners released from New Jersey jails. Indefinite closures of private businesses. Arbitrary exemptions. Many Americans are being their best selves at the moment; is COVID-19 bring out the worst in Phil Read More

The Optics Of It All: How’s Murphy Doin’? | Cirucci

By Dan Cirucci Cross-Posted from The Dan Cirucci Blog _ New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has been getting lots of face time these days. In fact, it’s hard to access any media without seeing or hearing from or reading about Murphy. Read More

Murphy reverses course, lets N.J. firearms retailers reopen (with conditions)

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy surprised attendees at Monday afternoon’s daily COVID-19 press conference by announcing that New Jersey’s firearms retailers can reopen. He had previously insisted that firearm retailers would remain classified as non-essential. The ardently anti-2A Democrat Read More

Murphy is failing N.J. in its war with the Wuhan virus | Sotomayor-Einstein

By Joshua Sotomayor-Einstein _ The Wuhan viral epidemic is a scary time for all Americans. It is scary in large part because of the relative lethality of the virus which is anywhere between 1-4% over all demographics, the dizzying array Read More

Testa warns Murphy: Governor doesn’t have “a license to suppress the liberties of the citizens”

VINELAND, N.J. – New Jersey’s newest Republican State Senator Mike Testa Jr. (R-1) issued a stern warning to Governor Phi Murphy on Friday. The message: don’t push your emergency powers too far. – “The state’s efforts to protect the people Read More

So far, the N.J. death rate for COVID-19 positive residents is 1.2%

By Matt Rooney _ We’re beginning to get more (early) data concerning the toll COVID-19 is exacting on New Jersey. Governor Murphy & Co. finally coughed up some hospitalization info on Friday afternoon. We need more, of course (like beds Read More