Challenges Abound for Gov. Murphy, Say Rutgers Experts

Phil Murphy, who today becomes New Jersey’s 56th governor, takes the helm of a state facing numerous challenges – fiscal, infrastructure, and transportation, to name a few. Murphy supported a $15 minimum wage and the legalization of marijuana during his campaign, and now faces the challenge of bringing those campaign priorities to fruition. Rutgers Today asked several faculty experts about the new governor’s task.

What advice do you have for governors in general, and for Governor Murphy in particular, for their first year in office?

John Weingart, associate director of the Eagleton Institute of Politics; director of the Center on the American …read more

Source: Rutgers Today

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