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.