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.
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, ...
Formerly moderate Republican Dawn Addiego's defection gives Senate Democrats a 26-14 majority as a battle royal over the budget looms.
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.
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.
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Banning smoking on the beach, reinstating the individual mandate, and bills that improving safety on school buses are some of the new laws going to effect in 2019.
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.
Most of 2018 proved to be a year of fits and starts with a few early victories overshadowed by failures to complete Murphy's biggest campaign promises.
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 reporters who cover the governor full time say it's been a rocky road in 2018, and that 2019 might not be any smoother.