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Patriotic Millionaires Join NJPP in Applauding Movement on $15 Minimum Wage in New Jersey

Despite the tired old claims lobbed by opponents of fair wages, there is no correlation between raising wages and job losses. That’s why many of the Patriotic Millionaires who are small business owners advocate for raising the wage.

New Jersey’s Deep Cuts to Higher Education Threaten Economic Growth

New Jersey has cut funding for higher education by 23 percent since 2008 when adjusted for inflation, a decrease of more than $2,250 per student and a deeper cut than the national average.

Over Three Dozen Leading New Jersey Organizations Ask the Legislature for Small-Business Tax Fairness by Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes

This letter sends a strong message to New Jersey’s lawmakers: the time to close corporate loopholes is now.

Lawmakers & Advocates: Earned Sick Leave is a Win-Win for New Jersey

New Jersey would have a stronger economy and healthier people if every working man and woman could take days off when they are sick without forfeiting their pay or, sometimes, their jobs. Today, though, over 1 million New Jerseyans – most of whom work in low-wage jobs – don’t get paid when they have to take off for being sick.

Undocumented Immigrants Pay $590 Million in State and Local Taxes; Contributions Would Increase by $77 Million Under Reform

New Jersey is home to a diverse immigrant community, and it’s not surprising that our undocumented neighbors contribute so much in state and local taxes. In fact, the $590 million they pay each year is the fifth highest in the country.