Access to Financial Aid is Essential To Give Undocumented New Jerseyans a Better Shot at a College Education
It’s time for New Jersey to build on steps taken in 2013 to help undocumented students in the state have a better shot at a college education.
Surprise out-of-network medical bills contribute to New Jersey’s health care affordability problem. It’s time for reform.
It’s time to set the record straight about who is moving in and out of New Jersey, why they do and what it means for the state’s wellbeing.
Raising New Jersey’s Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour Would Boost a Large and Diverse Group of Working Men and Women
Increasing New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2021 would directly boost the pay of about 1 in 4 Garden State workers, or 975,000 men and women.
Dwindling cash assistance through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program has harmed families and children, but New Jersey can reverse course.
Closing Corporate Loopholes Would Help New Jersey’s Small Businesses & Provide Resources to Grow the Economy
Senators Lesniak, Sarlo and Greenstein were joined by Assemblyman Holley, policy experts, small business owners and advocates in kicking off a renewed push to join the 25 states plus the District of Columbia that require this common-sense accounting method that prevents corporations from artificially shifting income, thereby avoiding state taxes.
“We do need to lower the premium costs, and there are ways we can do that.”
The lack of action has harmed New Jersey’s ability to invest in transportation.
This solution is by no means ideal. But given the alternatives, it’s the only way forward.
New Jersey has the 9th slowest job growth of all the states since December 2007.