Phil Murphy Will Take $175000 Governor's Salary
- Author: Rogelio Becker Jan 19, 2018,
Jan 19, 2018, 1:42
On a federal level, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is seeking to crack down on marijuana while lawmakers from both parties, including New Jersey Democratic Senator Cory Booker, are pushing legislation that would do the opposite.
Murphy will attend an inaugural ball under a tent at MetLife Stadium. As President Kennedy once said, "we celebrate not the victory of party but the celebration of freedom". Tax revenue from legal marijuana could net hundreds of millions of dollars.
Murphy, 60, signed his second executive order, a 21-page code of conduct that outlines when officials in his administration would have to file financial disclosure forms. It promoted equal pay for women in the State of New Jersey.
Originally from the suburbs of Boston, Murphy, a former Goldman Sachs executive and USA ambassador to Germany, has spoken frequently about how he was inspired to serve by the Kennedys. She was serving as acting governor at the time because Christie was out of the state. State Senate President Stephen Sweeney has promised to introduce such a bill within the next three months.
Democrat Phil Murphy was sworn in Tuesday as the state's 56th governor by state Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner at Patriots Theater inside the War Memorial in Trenton. His election places the governor's office in Democratic hands for the first time since 2009. Maybe. But, given his track record, we'd still recommend that incoming governor Phil Murphy avoid sports.
"As Gov. Murphy acknowledged, hard work lies ahead, and as I've also made clear, the Assembly is ready to do hard things, stand up for middle-class families and boost our economy", Coughlin said.
"He spoke against the politics of division, and then he went on a whole litany using Donald Trump as a whipping boy", Pennacchio said.