Tag: murphy

Christie suspended MVC online convenience fees. Murphy’s crew just brought them back.

TRENTON, N.J. – Chris Christie took decisive action to reform New Jersey’s notorious Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC, formally the “DMV”). One capital idea? Suspending online renewal fees effective October 2016 to help shorten lines at MVC locations. The suspension is Read More

Murphy greets returning U.S. women’s soccer team at Newark Airport

NEWARK, N.J. – Sports and politics intersected today in North Jersey. The virulently anti-Trump U.S. women’s soccer team – fresh off of their 2-0 weekend world cup victory – returned to Newark Liberty Airport on Monday and were greeted by Read More

Murphy signs record-setting N.J. budget; FY 2020 spending will include cash for illegal aliens’ lawyers, abortions

Correction/Update: It’s splitting hairs in terms of the final result, Save Jerseyans, but the Planned Parenthood and “undocumented”/illegal immigrant legal assistance funds referenced below were added the state’s FY 2020 spending at the last minute, via supplemental bills, instead of Read More

Murphy caves, ruling out shutdown and handing tactical win to Team Norcross

TRENTON, N.J. – Phil Murphy may be governor, Save Jerseyans, but Steve Sweeney is still the capital city’s most powerful politician. That political reality was confirmed on Thursday when Murphy ruled out as government shutdown ahead of the Sunday deadline Read More

Testa breaks with Senate GOP: Democrats’ budget “a disgrace” passed by people living in “alternative universe”

VINELAND, N.J. – The 2019 election cycle’s top New Jersey legislative prospect struck an independent chord on Friday by speaking out against the Democrat budget backed by seven of his own party’s state senators. “The state budget passed by Trenton Read More

Murphy’s task force drops initial EDA tax incentive report

TRENTON, N.J. – Shortly after a Superior Court judge denied the request of George Norcross III to bar its release, the Murphy Administration’s Task Force on EDA Tax Incentives released its initial report. “The task force’s investigation to date has Read More