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Governors Phil Murphy, Tom Wolf Call For Gun Reform Following Mass Shooting At School In Texas

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is pleading for the state legislature to pass his package of gun safety reform laws. He held a news conference in Trenton on Wednesday. Murphy added the legislation would allow New Jersey to hold the gun industry liable. “It would, among other faces, mandate safe storage of guns,” Murphy said. “They would ensure that those seeking to buy a gun are actually trained in the safe handling of that gun. They would give police tools to better track the paths of firearms used to commit crimes.” Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is also calling for gun reform. He released this statement: “I am angry that our lawmakers continue to fail to address gun violence. I strongly urge our general assembly and congress to enact common-sense legislation that will help stem the tide of gun violence.”
New Jersey Globe

Gov. Phil Murphy statement on Texas school shooting

Gov. Phil Murphy’s remarks on gun safety following the a mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas:. Eleven days ago, it was 10 innocent shoppers at a supermarket in Buffalo. Yesterday, it was 19 beautiful schoolchildren and two educators in their classroom in Texas. An elementary school. Second, third, and...

HORRIFIC: School Shooting in Texas leaves at least 14 children, 1 teacher dead; Statement from NJ Gov. Phil Murphy, NJ AG, NJSP, and OCPO; Law Enforcement to Add Extra Patrols in Ocean County

At least 14 children and one teacher have been killed at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. Additionally, scores of children from the school have been transported to local hospitals. At this time, not much is known about the 18-year-old shooter, who also killed his grandmother in the attack. The...
New Jersey Globe

Gov. Phil Murphy’ remarks on nationwide gun violence

Gov. Phil Murphy delivered the following remarks at the Hackensack Fire Department on Monday morning announcing a new grant program to ensure that firefighters have access to personal protection equipment:. Before we begin, I want to briefly address the horrific instances of gun violence which occurred this weekend that have...

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Proposes Legislation To Make Abortions More Accessible, Affordable

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday a renewed push for legislation to make abortions more accessible and affordable. The announcement comes just five months after the governor signed into law a measure securing a woman’s right to an abortion. Murphy says these are measures they wanted to include in the Freedom of Reproductive Choice Act, but they didn’t make it through. With the Supreme Court expected to overturn Roe v Wade, Murphy says his timeline to codify additional abortion rights has accelerated. Murphy’s proposed legislation will expand the number of abortion providers by allowing physician assistants, midwives and advanced...
New Jersey Monthly

Phil Murphy: NJ ‘Will Not Go Backwards on Reproductive Rights’

Governor Phil Murphy told New Jerseyans that the state “will not go backwards on reproductive rights,” after Politico released a bombshell report Monday indicating that the Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade. According to an initial draft majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito, which was obtained...

Governor Phil Murphy Announces New Jersey’s Agreement with Ørsted to Marshal the Ocean Wind Project

ATLANTIC CITY – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced today that the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Ørsted Offshore North America for New Jersey’s first offshore wind project, Ocean Wind 1. Ørsted, the world’s largest developer of offshore wind, is partnering with PSEG on the Ocean Wind 1 project. The project’s 1,100 megawatts of power are enough to power 500,000 New Jersey homes.

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Ørsted Host Expert Panel Discussion Highlighting Renewable Energy Projects

Discussion Highlights the Vital Need for Immediate Acceleration of Renewable Energy Projects for Energy Security. CORK, IRELAND - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Ørsted, the global leader in renewable energy, today hosted an expert panel discussion highlighting the importance of renewable energy projects. The panel discussed the immediate need to accelerate renewal energy project to ensure energy security. The Future Of Clean Energy: Harnessing Partnerships and Policy event, which took place in University College Cork (UCC) today, was organized as part of Governor Murphy’s economic mission to Ireland to strengthen economic and cultural ties and promote business investments in New Jersey.