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N.J. Assembly Committee Advances Resolution to Give Voters a Say on North Jersey Casino Expansion

February 9th, 2016 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

An Assembly committee on Monday approved a resolution that would allow voters statewide to decide in November whether to permit two new casino licenses to be issued in the northern half of the state.


North Jersey Casino Plan Moves Along Despite Concern

February 9th, 2016 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

A proposal to put a question on November’s ballot asking New Jersey voters to approve expanding casino gambling to the northern part of the state took another step forward Monday, though some critics said the plan is missing key details.


Health Coverage Reaching Record Highs in New Jersey

February 8th, 2016 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

With the third annual sign-up for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act officially over, the number of uninsured New Jerseyans is expected to reach a historic low this year.


N.J. $15 Minimum-Wage Debate Intensifies

February 5th, 2016 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

Some of New Jersey’s top Democratic legislators are pushing to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour, a move that drew opposition from Republicans and business interests.


NJ Democratic Leaders Want $15 Minimum Wage

February 4th, 2016 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

Democratic lawmakers said Wednesday they would introduce a bill that would increase the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.


Democrats Unveil Plan for $15 Minimum Wage; Bill Planned for Thursday

February 4th, 2016 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Assemblyman John Wisniewski announced Wednesday that they plan to introduce a bill that would raise New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 per hour.


Prieto, Wisniewski Call for $15 Minimum Wage

February 4th, 2016 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto said Wednesday that he and Assemblyman John Wisniewski plan to introduce legislation Thursday to raise the statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour.


Lawmakers Ponder How to Help 2.8 Million Living in Poverty in New Jersey

February 1st, 2016 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

Anti-poverty advocates are telling New Jersey lawmakers more must be done to help the estimated 2.8 million state residents living in poverty.


Editorial: Closing a Tax Loophole Will Help Business and Grow N.J.’s Economy

February 1st, 2016 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

For years, all you needed to dodge corporate taxes in New Jersey was an empty room in Delaware and a really good accountant.


Editorial: In Christie’s Absence, N.J. Lawmakers Tackle Poverty

February 1st, 2016 by NJPP Staff | No Comments

Leaders from both parties have blown the cap off our state’s business incentives program in a mad effort to show they’re doing something — anything! — to create jobs.






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