Murphy cabinet has first woman majority

Gov. Phil Murphy today named three women to cabinet posts, giving him the first cabinet in state history with more women than men. Former Obama White House aide Zakiya Smith Ellis will be the Secretary of Higher Education, civil rights leader Sue Fulton will head the Motor Vehicle Commission, and Deirdre Webster Cobb, a state […]

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Murphy’s pick gets EDA job

The New Jersey Economic Development Commission today approved Gov. Phil Murphy’s choice of Tim Sullivan as Executive Director. Labor leader Bill Mullen had initially opposed that Sullivan, who he said opposed prevailing wage expansion while serving as Gov. Dan Malloy’s deputy commissioner of Economic and Community Development.  Mullen said that Sullivan conspired with the Connecticut […]

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Murphy doesn’t have votes to approve EDA pick

Gov. Phil Murphy doesn’t necessarily have the votes on the Economic Development Authority (EDA) to approve his choice of a Connecticut official as the new executive director. In a letter, first reported by InsiderNJ’s Max Pizzaro, labor leader Bill Mullen says that Tim Sullivan, Murphy’s pick to run the EDA, established a record of being […]

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Murphy picks Malloy guy for EDA

Gov. Phil Murphy has picked Tim Sullivan, who works for Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, to serve as Chief Executive Officer of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA). Sullivan is the Deputy Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development; before that, he was chief of staff to New York City’s Deputy Mayor […]

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Report: Malloy aide to run EDA

ROI-NJ is reporting that Gov. Phil Murphy will appoint Tim Sullivan, the deputy commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, to serve as Executive Director of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. Sullivan’s current boss, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, is not seeking re-election this year. Sullivan was the chief of staff to […]

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