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NJ State Senate Approves Measure To Raise Minimum Wage, Assembly To Vote Next Week

The New Jersey State Senate has passed, along strict party lines, a measure that would raise the minimum wage to $8.50 an hour in two steps next year and grant automatic increases in the future based on inflation.


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NJ Considers Dumping Some Cable TV And Telecom Regulations

New Jersey may soon get rid of most of the regulations now governing the cable TV and telecommunications industry and consumer advocates are none too thrilled about it.