New Jersey's decidedly liberal shift under first-term Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy is facing a test as he seeks reelection against Republican Jack Ciattarelli.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says all new state contracts must include language requiring workers to get the COVID-19 vaccine or undergo regular testing.
A male corrections officer at a troubled state prison in Hunterdon County faces charges in connection with the sexual assault of a female inmate. The governor, who had already promised to close the prison, called the allegations "disgusting."
New Jersey's two major-party candidates for governor sketched sharply different visions for where they want to carry the state at their final debate. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy says New Jersey will veer away from public-sector investments in education, transit and a host of other areas under a GOP governor. Republican Jack Ciattarelli says another four years of Murphy's administration will lead to more crushing taxes and unaffordability.
The New Jersey gas tax rate went down 8.3 cents per gallon beginning Friday, Oct 1. That's a drop of about 16%.
New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy criticized his Republican challenger, former State Assemblymember Jack Ciattarelli at a debate on Tuesday night.
New Jersey is offering a $500 incentive to unemployed people who go back to work at businesses with 100 or fewer employees and receive job training.
Workers at New Jersey child care centers must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo regular weekly testing, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday.
The first ballots in this year’s contest for governor are being mailed out to voters.
Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday that the death toll from the remnants of Hurricane Ida rose to 30.
Governor Phil Murphy announced that residents of Essex, Hudson, Mercer, and Union counties will all now have access to federal assistance to help with recovery and rebuilding.
President Joe Biden approved major disaster declarations Monday greenlighting federal aid for people in six New Jersey counties and five New York counties affected by devastating flooding.
As New Jersey was dealing with tornadoes, flooding, and power outages from a major storm, Governor Phil Murphy issued a state of emergency.
The expiration of the federal unemployment benefit will affect about 500,000 people, according to the New Jersey Department of Labor.
New Jersey's gas tax will go from 50.7 cents a gallon to 42.4 on Oct. 1, according to the governor's administration.
The smell of sewage filled the air in a New Jersey retirement community as people returned to their soaked homes and possessions on Monday after Tropical Storm Henri blew through the region.
New Jersey will require all preschool through grade 12 teachers, staff and personnel for preschool through grade 12 to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by Oct. 18
New York state is leaving it up to individual districts to set their own rules, locally. New Jersey, on the other hand, will implement a mask mandate statewide.
Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Friday that all students and teachers need to wear masks inside all schools in New Jersey even if they are vaccinated against COVID-19.
Staff members and students from kindergarten to 12th grade will be required to wear masks in New Jersey schools, regadless of their vaccination status, when the new year begins in a few weeks, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Friday as COVID-19 cases rise in the state.