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Pros and Cons of Minimum Wage Hike [AUDIO]

This November, New Jersey voters will be asked if they'd like to amend the state constitution to increase the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.25 and then adjust it annually based on the cost of living.

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Should The Minimum Wage Be Raised In New Jersey?

A new study finds more than 400 thousand low-paid workers in the Garden State would benefit from a ballot measure that would raise New Jersey’s minimum wage by one dollar, to $8.25 per hour.

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NJ Voters Still Showering Governor Christie With Love In New Poll [AUDIO]

His popularity is still off the charts, particularly for a Republican Governor in New Jersey and a comfortable majority of Garden State voters think Chris Christie deserves to be re-elected.

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NJ Big Wigs Huddle On Minimum Wage Strategy [AUDIO]

In a closed-door meeting, Democratic leaders and the heads of dozens of labor and citizen advocacy groups have devised a strategy for increasing New Jersey's minimum wage.

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NJ Minimum Wage Hike Decision Goes To The Voters [POLL/AUDIO]

It's officially official; the voters of New Jersey will have the final say on whether or not raise the state's minimum wage.

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New Jersey Minimum Wage Debate Taken Up Today in the Assembly – How Would You Vote? [POLL]

As of this writing, the debate is taking place in the New Jersey State Assembly to send a ballot question to voters that would make the minimum wage part of the State’s Constitution.

Once it gets passed onto the voters, you then have the choice of increasing the minimum wage to 8

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NJ Minimum Wage Hike A Political Football [AUDIO]

Late last month as most people expected, Governor Chris Christie refused to sign a bill which would have increased the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.50 and would've tied future increases to the rate of inflation every year. Instead, Christie conditionally vetoed the bill and offered what he calls a responsible compromise. Tomorrow, Democrats move ahead full-steam with their plan to let voters decide the issue.

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Minimum Wage Bill Veto – Is FEMA Shortchanging Us – WTC Racist Graffiti – Tonight’s Late Show

Here’s what’s coming up tonight at 11, on New Jersey’s only ALL LIVE, ALL LOCAL, ALL NIGHT SHOW …with me, Ray Rossi, just a guy with a microphone, a transmitter; and an internet connection.

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Partisans React To Christie’s Minimum Wage Hike Veto [VIDEO/AUDIO/POLL]

As most expected, Governor Chris Christie did not sign a bill which would have increased the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.50 and would've tied future increases to the rate of inflation every year. Instead, Christie conditionally vetoed the bill and offered what he calls a responsible compromise.

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Governor Chris Christie holds press conference about the delay in Hurricane Sandy relief
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Christie Rejects Minimum Wage Hike

Governor Chris Christie today conditionally vetoed a bill to raise the state’s minimum wage to $8.50 per hour and index it to rise automatically with the cost of living every year.

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