Craig Coughlin

Minimum wage deal a compromise among Trenton leaders
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Minimum wage deal a compromise among Trenton leaders

Briana Vannozzi | Jan 18, 2019

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 ...

Looking ahead at what’s ahead in 2019
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Looking ahead at what’s ahead in 2019

David Cruz | Jan 1, 2019

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.

Top Democrat unveils $15 minimum wage bill

Top Democrat unveils $15 minimum wage bill

Briana Vannozzi | Dec 6, 2018

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.