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Phil Murphy
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Associated Press
January 22, 2020 - 12:53 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has become the first state to guarantee severance pay for mass layoffs, according to the bill's sponsors and the governor's office. Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat, signed legislation Tuesday that requires companies with 100 or more full-time employees to pay them a...
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 Tulsi Gabbard
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Kimberly Dole
January 22, 2020 - 9:24 am
Hawaiian congresswoman and presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard filed a defamation suit against Hillary Clinton Wednesday morning.
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Sean Adams
January 22, 2020 - 8:26 am
A speeding van pinned an officer to his vehicle after it struck the police car during a routine traffic stop Tuesday night on the Lower East Side, officials say.
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Fire truck
Kimberly Dole
January 22, 2020 - 8:02 am
A two-alarm fire at an apartment in Brooklyn early Wednesday morning killed one man, officials said.
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Parking Meter
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Associated Press
January 21, 2020 - 7:25 pm
A New Jersey community is taking quick steps to raise parking fees for out-of-towners under a law signed recently by Gov. Phil Murphy.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
New York Governors Office
Steve Burns
January 21, 2020 - 6:57 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday revealed his latest budget proposal as he tries to deal with a huge deficit.
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Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks at the Greenwood Cultural Center in Tulsa, Okla., Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 21, 2020 - 6:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg launched a new impeachment-focused television ad Tuesday urging the Senate to remove President Donald Trump from office. The ad will run in 27 states, including states represented by vulnerable Republican senators, and be Bloomberg...
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 21, 2020 - 5:50 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday signed a law banning homicide defendants in the state from using the “gay panic” defense.
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Sheldon Silver
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Associated Press
January 21, 2020 - 5:36 pm
An appeals court has upheld former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's corruption conviction but ordered a resentencing after reversing his conviction on some charges.
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Rich Lamb
January 21, 2020 - 3:36 pm
The city is testing a new program to help homeless individuals out of the subway system and away from the courts.
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