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VIDEO: N.J. Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Phil Murphy Makes Lambertville Appearance

Leading New Jersey Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Phil Murphy brought his campaign to the Phillip L. Pittore Justice Center in Lambertville on Saturday, Feb. 4.

At 11:20 a.m., Derek Roseman, a Lambertville resident, South Hunterdon Regional School District board member, and now the communications director and spokesman for the Murphy for Governor campaign, introduced Murphy and Lambertville resident Karen Kominsky, former deputy chief of staff to Gov. James McGreevey.

Murphy spoke for 20 minutes, then took audience questions, posted below.

Notable New Jersey politicians in attendance were New Jersey State Senator Shirley Turner, State Assemblywoman Elizabeth Maher Muoio and former U.S. House Representative and New Jersey Senator, Robert Torricelli.


* 00:09 – How do we fix the economy?
* 08:40 – What would your plan be for the teacher pension fund?
* 14:42 – How quickly would you move to legalize cannabis?
* 17:51 – Speed round:
A & B What is your stand on the PennEast Pipeline?
C 18:42 NJ has one of the most segregated school systems in the country, how would you fix that?
D 19:14 – Why you in the primary and not the other candidates?




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