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American businessman and diplomat, 56th Governor of New Jersey

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Phil Murphy: American businessman and diplomat, 56th Governor of New Jersey
Philip Dunton Murphy is an American financier, diplomat and politician who has served as the 56th governor of New Jersey since January 2018. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the United States Ambassador to Germany from 2009 to 2013.

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Governors tighten restrictions as COVID-19 surges [Video]

Governors tighten restrictions as COVID-19 surges

[NFA] As total U.S. infections crossed the 11 million mark - just over a week after hitting 10 million - states and cities across the nation reimposed restrictions to stem the resurgent virus that is..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:35Published
'We're in for a long, dark winter': NJ Gov. [Video]

'We're in for a long, dark winter': NJ Gov.

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Thursday announced new restrictions for businesses regarding indoor use and added that unless everyone recommits to preventative measures to fight the coronavirus..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:45Published

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New Jersey governor on Thanksgiving travel fears amid COVID-19 surge, federal stimulus

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy warns the next few months in his state will be "brutal" as coronavirus cases surge. He joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his concerns with Thanksgiving travel, whether..
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New Jersey Governor Accosted While Dining Out, 'Go F*** Yourself!'

The Governor of New Jersey can't mask himself from angry constituents -- a couple of them went after him and his family for daring to eat out at a restaurant. Gov. Phil Murphy was dining out with is..
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NJ sets new gathering limits amid virus spike

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday both indoor and outdoor gathering limits will be lowered due to a virus spike ahead of the winter holidays. The new indoor limit goes into effect Tuesday, while..
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Ex-N.J. Gov. Chris Christie spends a 6th day in the hospital with COVID-19

ex-n.j. gov. chris christie spends a 6th day in the hospital with covid-19
As former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spends his sixth day in a hospital being treated for COVID-19, current Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday his predecessor is "the quintessential Jersey fighter.”..
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New Jersey governor calls Trump fundraiser "completely reckless"

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said at a press conference in Trenton on Monday that President Trump's trip to a fundraiser at his golf club in the state was "completely reckless." The trip occurred..
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Trump's golf club fundraiser hours before announcing infection 'put lives at risk'

covid 19 coronavirus: trump's golf club fundraiser hours before announcing infection 'put lives at risk'
President Donald Trump's fundraiser at his Bedminster golf club hours before he announced he had contracted the coronavirus was wrong and "put lives at risk," New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said..
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on President Trump's Bedminster event and mitigating crisis

New Jersey's Democratic governor, Phil Murphy, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his state's handling of President Trump's visit to Bedminster on Thursday.
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Deal Reached in N.J. for ‘Millionaires Tax’ to Address Fiscal Crisis

Gov. Philip Murphy said the tax would help make up shortfalls caused by the pandemic, but Republicans warned it would lead to an exodus of wealthy residents.
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Juneteenth is officially a holiday in New Jersey

Governor Phil Murphy announced that every third Friday in June will be a state and public holiday to "celebrate the end of the physical chains which once held Black Americans down."
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signs bill declaring Juneteenth a state holiday

Gov. Phil Murphy officially declared Juneteenth a state holiday during a live announcement on his Instagram account Thursday evening.
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New Jersey sends first Black woman — and the youngest — to state Supreme Court

Fabiana Pierre-Luis, nominated by Gov. Phil Murphy, won overwhelming support to the Supreme Court after initial questions about her age.
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NJ to move to a nearly all-mail election this fall

New Jersey's Gov. Phil Murphy says the state will move to a nearly all-mail election this November, following the model it used for the July primary because of the coronavirus. (Aug. 14)  
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New Jersey schools allowed to offer virtual learning

As the debate to reopen schools continues to grow nationwide, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will no longer require school districts to offer in-person learning. Meg Oliver reports.
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Airbnb shuts down dozens of NJ properties after large parties

"This is no time for anyone to be vying for induction into the Knucklehead Hall of Fame," New Jersey governor Phil Murphy said.
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New Jersey to sue seaside city over plans to reopen indoor seating at restaurants

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Friday said the state will sue to stop the Jersey Shore city of Asbury Park from opening restaurants to indoor seating on Monday in defiance of a statewide order to..
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New Jersey gym reopens in defiance of state's COVID-19 order, draws crowd, police visit

The owners of Atilis Gym in Bellmawr, New Jersey contend that Gov. Phil Murphy's orders to contain COVID-19 spread violates constitutional rights.
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Sand, surf, social distance: Jersey Shore to reopen

The beaches and boardwalks of the New Jersey shore, made famous by the music of Bruce Springsteen, will reopen for Memorial Day weekend as the state that was among the hardest hit by the coronavirus..
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NJ Gov. Murphy moves toward state reopening

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday announced the first steps for reopening the state economy, damaged by the coronavirus pandemic. Retail businesses will be allowed to offer curbside pickup..
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New Jersey rabbi who sued governor gets arrested for violating state's executive order

The New Jersey rabbi had recently joined a federal lawsuit that takes aim at Gov. Phil Murphy's social distancing requirements.  
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N.J. to postpone June primary elections to July due to coronavirus outbreak

n.j. to postpone june primary elections to july due to coronavirus outbreak
New Jersey will postpone its June 2 primary election — which includes closely watched races for president and Congress — to July 7 because of the coronavirus pandemic, three officials familiar with..
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Man who said he had coronavirus coughed on Wegmans worker, charged with making terroristic threat

A customer coughed and then said he had coronavirus to an employee at a Wegmans in Manalapan, according to Gov. Phil Murphy.
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New Jersey governor orders non-essential businesses to close, says almost everyone must stay home

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed an executive order on Saturday mandating that all non-essential retail businesses close their stores and almost all state residents stay home to curb the spread..
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NJ Gov. Phil Murphy to undergo surgery for a tumor on his kidney

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy plans to undergo surgery in early March to have a tumor removed from his kidney and is expected to make a full recovery.
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Phil Murphy, New Jersey Governor, Says He Has a Kidney Tumor

“The prognosis is very good and I’m profoundly grateful to my doctors for detecting the tumor early,” Mr. Murphy wrote on Twitter. He said he would undergo surgery early next month.
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New Jersey Is Third State to Ban Discrimination Based on Hair

“No one should be made to feel uncomfortable or be discriminated against because of their natural hair,” Gov. Phil Murphy said.
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New law says undocumented immigrants in NJ can get driver's licenses

Immigrants in New Jersey without formal legal status will be allowed to get state driver's licenses after Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Thursday.  
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NJ Gov: no known threats linked to shooting

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said there are no known threats linked to Tuesday's deadly shootout that left two suspects and four others dead. Jersey City's Mayor tweeted that authorities believe a..
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Wild turkeys are terrorizing a town; MLB player calls on the New Jersey governor for help

Todd Frazier, MLB all-star, joined town residents sounding off about wild turkey terror. Now, they're asking New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy for help.
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy bats for diversity during IIT Gandhinagar town hall

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy urged students at the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (IITGN) to ensure that 'everyone is at the table'.
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