New Jersey GOP questions Murphy’s COVID-19 handling in hearing

Rebuffed by the Democrats who control the Legislature, New Jersey Republican lawmakers Friday conducted their own hearing on Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy’s management of the coronavirus pandemic, questioning his administration’s handling of the virus in nursing homes.

New Jersey lawmakers give blessing to marijuana marketplace

New Jersey lawmakers have passed a measure setting up a recreational marijuana marketplace.  Their action Thursday sends the legislation to Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy. He is expected to sign the bill but it is unclear when.