Raising the minimum wage will have a much-needed positive effect on the state's economy. Let's make it happen.
Working families in New Jersey and across the country are struggling to make ends meet – and Democrats are fighting to raises wages, improve our aging infrastructure and focus on the jobs of the future. ... The best social program is a good job with fair wages and the dignity that comes with it.
America’s families are experiencing a long-term decline in their economic security. It’s a real national crisis and we need to make it our business to fix it. If not us, who? If not now, when? Let’s make raising wages our top priority and let’s do it now.
Most working class people don’t even understand that that’s going on in Washington, so they’re willing to vote against their own personal interest in many cases,” Mr. Paylor said. The Democratic Party and its elected officials, he added, need to do a better job of communicating, and “to identify themselves that they are representative of the working class.
... if Mr. Norcross has his way, maybe a few more working class candidates will appear on the ballot.