The Senate passed the so-called dark money bill 31-0. The ball is now in Speaker Coughlin's court. However, the ACLU says if this bill becomes law, it may file suit for infringing on the right of ...
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.
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 ...
A deal on the long negotiated minimum wage bill that would affect over 1 million workers has been reached.
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.
Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and other legislators toured a food bank in Neptune as Coughlin continues his fight against what has become a marquee issue for him -- food insecurity.
Gov. Phil Murphy put off a much-anticipated meeting with legislative leaders in favor of a sit down with preschoolers where he announced the release of a second round of funding for full-day ...
The undercurrent to legislation carried over from 2018 is the still-dicey dynamic between the governor and Sweeney, which they still insist is a figment of our collective imagination.
The Democratic governor and Democratic lawmakers are sparring not over whether there should be a $15 minimum wage, but how long it should take to be phased in.
For this fiscal year, Gov. Phil Murphy and the Legislature raised taxes by $1.4 billion, and many legislative leaders are opposed to raising them again.
Legislative leadership pulled the controversial redistricting bill after considerable backlash from both sides of the aisle. Critics said it undermined democratic values and institutions.
Murphy clarifies he will work with legislative leadership on a $15 minimum wage, and confirms his chief of staff will be leaving the administration.
Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin Thursday introduced a bill that will increase the state’s minimum wage to $15 dollars an hour, gradually, by 2024 for some workers.