April 27th, 2016 by Brandon McKoy | No Comments
Earned sick days don’t only benefit working people; they help employers too. By investing in their workers, business owners reap the benefits of a more productive workforce and with lower employee turnover that is both expensive and disruptive.
March 30th, 2016 by Jon Whiten | No Comments
Nearly 300,000 New Jerseyans are estimated to lack access to broadband service, particularly in rural parts of the state, hampering their ability to fully participate in the state’s economy.
March 23rd, 2016 by Jon Whiten | No Comments
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.
February 11th, 2016 by Raymond J Castro | No Comments
Dwindling cash assistance through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program has harmed families and children, but New Jersey can reverse course.
February 4th, 2016 by Jon Whiten | No Comments
Inadequate wage floor keeps many workers in poverty.
January 28th, 2016 by Sheila Reynertson | No Comments
This important reform is so common in other states that nearly all of New Jersey’s largest employers already use it when filing state taxes elsewhere.
January 19th, 2016 by Jon Whiten | No Comments
Eliminating the estate tax would deprive New Jersey of resources needed to promote widespread prosperity while benefiting the state’s highest net-worth households the most.
January 11th, 2016 by NJPP Staff | No Comments
The state’s economic recovery is one of the slowest in the country, leaving a shrinking middle class and creating undue hardship for the poorest New Jersey residents. And the facts are clear: From transportation to higher education and beyond, New Jersey is failing to invest in the assets that are proven to grow the economy and create broadly shared prosperity.
December 2nd, 2015 by Sheila Reynertson | No Comments
The claim that New Jersey’s estate tax affects anything close to most middle-class households isn’t borne out by the facts.
November 30th, 2015 by Jon Whiten | No Comments
Key provisions of two federal tax credits that help working families build economic security are at risk. This fall, Congress has the opportunity to save them.