Economics is not abstract, but a question of whether families have the resources they need to put food on the table, a roof over their head, and save for the future. To combat rising racial inequities and build an economy that works for everyone, the state must support all New Jerseyans, regardless of their circumstances.

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NJPP Applauds the Signing of the American Rescue Plan

Higher Education Funding Still Lags Behind Pre-Recession Levels

NJPP Applauds Introduction of New Bill to Boost Pay of Working Families

Reforming WorkFirst NJ Will Help Reduce Child Poverty

New Jersey’s Minimum Wage Rises to $12 on January 1

NJPP Applauds Passage of Historic Marijuana Legalization Bill

Parents are Essential Too: Supporting Working Families During the Pandemic

Proposed Cap on Legal Marijuana Licenses Undermines Racial Equity

School Funding in New Jersey: A Fair Future for All

New Jersey’s School Re-openings Are Racially Unequal

Census 2019: Poverty in New Jersey Remains Higher Than Pre-Recession Levels

Support Young Workers by Expanding the EITC

Labor Day Snapshot: How New Jersey Can Honor Workers and Improve Economic Security

School Funding in New Jersey: Preparing Now for the 2020-21 School Year

Abolishing the Racist War on Drugs in New Jersey

Unemployment Claims Rise as Federal Relief Expires

Building a More Immigrant Inclusive Tax Code: Expanding the EITC to ITIN Filers

Unemployment Insurance Taxes Paid by Undocumented Workers Top $1 Billion

Strengthen and Expand New Jersey’s Earned Sick Days Law

New Jersey’s Shrinking Pool of Teacher Candidates