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Report: Murphy Out Of State Twice As Much As Christie In First Year

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Trenton NJ, According to a NJ.com report, Governor Murphy spent twice as many days out of the state than his predecessor in his first year in office.

Murphy spent all or part of 100 days out of NJ in 2018, according to the report.  Former Governor Christie spent 49 days out of NJ in 2010, the first year of his governorship.  He spent 261 days (72%) out of state in 2015, the year of his failed presidential bid.

Murphy’s Press Secretary Dan Bryan told NJ.com that approximately half of the travel was on weekends, and about a third of the weekday travel involved state business, such as the October economic mission trip to Germany and Israel.

NJ.com breaks down the Governor’s travel here.

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