. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy On Narrow Reelection: ‘There’s A Lot Of Hurt Out There’ « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Huff Post- Gov. Phil Murphy touted on Sunday that he is the first sitting Democrat to be reelected as New Jersey’s governor in decades, but stressed that his narrow win last week is a sign that he and his party must do more to provide relief for the state’s residents.

The governor told Chuck Todd on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that while he’s “happy to have made history,” he believes he might have lost the election had his state not already put in place programs such as expanded pre-K, higher minimum wages, paid sick leave and increased taxes on the wealthy.

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