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Brent Johnson
I cover politics for NJ Advance Media. My work appears on and in The Star-Ledger. I also sing in a band, The Clydes: .
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NJ.com Politics 7h
Is a one-time $125 property tax credit really worth that much? Well, it would be a good start, Murphy insists.
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NJ.com Politics 11h
Murphy defends appearing in millionaires tax ads. ‘I don’t care about rubbing anybody the wrong way.’
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NJ.com 14h
Murphy hits top Democrat Sweeney on gun control as their battle boils
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SeánFederico-OMurchú 13h
There's no ❤️ lost here. The latest on the intra-party feuding via &
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NJ.com Politics 13h
Murphy threatens Democrats who refuse to send him the millionaires tax he wants
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NJ.com Politics 17h
N.J. sues Nevada gun dealer that shipped banned 100-round magazine to undercover agents
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NJ.com Politics 14h
Murphy hits top Democrat Sweeney on gun control as their battle boils
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The Clydes Jun 16
Big thanks to and for talking with Brent about our upcoming shows and the new album we're making for ...
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Brent Johnson 14h
Replying to @johnsb01
My story on Murphy hitting Sweeney over gun policy in the budget battle:
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Matt Arco 16h
. on whether he's worried about upsetting lawmakers with New Direction NJ ads: "I don’t care about rubbing anybody the wrong way. —— There’s a disconnect between their actions and what the public in the state want."
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Brent Johnson 16h
Replying to @NJSenatePres
Murphy also personally calls out for not including new gun fees in the state budget and for not moving some gun-control bills. “The time for bold and comprehensive action is right here and right now.”
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Stephen Stirling 16h
If nothing changes, a child born this year will pay $90K for single year at Princeton. More than $30K at Rutgers. That's without room and board, books, etc. I built a tool to visualize this grim trend for every 4-year school in NJ w/
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Brent Johnson 16h
Replying to @johnsb01
Murphy praises Westfield police for acting with “such bravery and such professionalism” last week. “I don’t think anyone here wants to imagine what would have happened” if they hadn’t acted.
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Brent Johnson 16h
Replying to @johnsb01
Actually, it looks more like a jacket than a fleece. Never mind, guys. This has been today’s episode of Murphy Fashion Breakdown.
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Brent Johnson 16h
Replying to @TheClydesMusic
Also, ‘Police Fleece’ may be the next song my brother and I write for .
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Brent Johnson 16h
Replying to @johnsb01
Yes, Murphy is wearing a fleece. But it’s not blue. It looks to be a black Westfield Police fleece.
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Brent Johnson 16h
At Westfield town hall, where will discuss gun control a few days after a man was arrested when he was found with a loaded gun and ammo outside a school in town. Thanks
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Nancy Solomon 19h
Reporters, advocates, activists, citizens: What questions do you have for ? Tweet or enter them on this super quick form: . Then tune it at 8 tonight on or stream at .
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Brent Johnson 18h
Replying to @ShoshannahNJTV
That bird is great until you realize it misused its tax breaks. Or that it wants a millionaires tax.
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Brent Johnson Jun 18
Replying to @johnsb01
Check that: 2015-16 Cespedes.
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