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“People are fleeing the Garden State and they’re taking all their wealth with them. Or, are they?”
We have hundreds of thousands of hard-working people who cannot survive on the wages they’re paid.
A key Assembly committee held a public hearing yesterday on the proposal to expand casino gambling in New Jersey, and as NJTV News reports, critics like NJPP president Gordon MacInnes were on hand to raise concerns about the plan – including the potential damage two new casinos could inflict on South Jersey’s economy.
This week, NJPP senior policy analyst Ray Castro joined health care executives and other industry thought leaders at an all-star event, “Inventing the Future of Health.”
“$8.38 an hour is far below what it actually takes to survive in New Jersey.”