ELIZABETH, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy was in Elizabeth on Thursday morning with what he called a “cavalcade of special people” referring to the many supporters and the hosts, Make the Road New Jersey, as he signed legislation to expand access for driver licenses. 

According to the Governor's office, the bill will give more New Jersey residents the opportunity to earn a license while decreasing the number of uninsured drivers on the road and improving roadway safety. 

“Expanding access to driver’s licenses is critical for the safety of New Jerseyans and a step toward building a stronger and fairer New Jersey for all,” said Governor Murphy. “Allowing residents the opportunity to obtain driver’s licenses regardless of their immigration status will decrease the number of uninsured drivers and increase safety on our roads.

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The bill signing can be viewed on the Governor's official YouTube channel by clicking on the link .

New Jersey joins thirteen other states, including California, New York, and Utah, and the District of Columbia, in allowing residents to obtain driver’s licenses regardless of immigration status.

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