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.
About 200,000 New Jerseyans stand to benefit from these changes, which would create a Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program and expand the existing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Maximizing enrollment under the Affordable Care Act is a must for New Jersey’s residents and its economy.
Never in the last three decades have we gotten this close to actually doing something about the alarming problem of deep child poverty in New Jersey.
Instead of raising the threshold to help relieve “smaller estates,” lawmakers seem determined to give away the farm – making New Jersey an outlier in the most damaging way.
Proposals ignore New Jersey’s perilous financial situation and instead propose to accelerate its steady downward slide – all in order to deliver big tax cuts to the state’s wealthiest.
In New Jersey, the top 1 percent earn 25.3 times more than the bottom 99 percent.
NJPP In the News
From the Star-Ledger, June 23, 2016: Of all the so-called “tax fairness” proposals to take center stage in Trenton, one […]