A study by the American Journal of Public Health looked at the link between low income and poor health nationwide and showed a consistent pattern of health improvements in states that increased their ...
Middletown Mayor Tony Perry says raising the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour will have a massive impact on towns.
The state's agricultural convention brings together farmers to learn how to adapt in a changing industry.
For workers who depend on government benefits, higher wages could be a double-edged sword that shreds their safety net.
For advocates who’ve worked on this issue for years, Thursday’s votes felt particularly sweet, especially since the Legislature voted twice -- in 2013 and 2016 -- to pass a $15 minimum wage law, ...
At a diner in South Amboy, the governor, Assembly speaker, and Senate president touted their deal to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
In an Assembly Appropriations Committee hearing, opponents voiced all sorts of concerns over a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
As employers plead with lawmakers about the harmful consequences of the proposed $15 minimum wage bill, workers appealed to the financial security the legislation would provide them.
The proposal increases the minimum wage to $10 an hour in July and increases to $11 by 2020, with a $1 a year increase until 2024. The wages of agricultural workers were a sticking point between ...
The agreement comes after months of negotiations between the state's top legislative leaders.
The speech covered a lot of territory. Whether it moved the needle on Murphy’s relationship with Sweeney, we’ll have to wait and see.
Tuesday will be the governor’s day to shape reality. Monday, the liberal groups seized the bullhorn.
St. James Church in Newark was rocking Wednesday morning in anticipation of Gov. Phil Murphy’s visit, where Murphy and his progressive agenda are popular.
Some of the Legislatures priorities saw a vote in the Assembly and the Senate, but some major priorities will have to wait until 2019.
Some of the reporters who cover the governor full time say it's been a rocky road in 2018, and that 2019 might not be any smoother.