Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver and State Senate President Steve Sweeney have reached an agreement on a two-pronged strategy to increase New Jersey's minimum wage and have it adjusted annually based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
With the Jersey unemployment rate at 9-point-8 percent, State Senate President Steve Sweeney has announced he’s going to re-introduce a package of job creation bills that Governor Christie vetoed earlier this year, but at his latest town hall meeting today in Warren County, the Gover…
At the beginning of this week, State Senate President Steve Sweeney questioned Governor Christie's job creation record, suggesting he should spend more time in Jersey working on the problem instead of traveling around the country campaigning for Mitt Romney.
New Jersey voters will be asked to approve a higher-education bond question on the November ballot that will allow the state to borrow $750 million to fund construction projects at the state's colleges and universities. Its an issue that has bipartisan support, but in the end its up to you.
State Senate President Steve Sweeney says he's been told by Governor Chris Christie that he will not support an increase in the state's minimum wage if annual adjustments are tied to the rate of inflation.