The top Democrat in the New Jersey General Assembly wants to raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2024, with some exceptions, according to legislation expected to be introduced Thursday. New Jersey Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin is proposing phasing in the minimum wage to reach $15 by 2029 for other workers, including those younger than 18 years of age, farmworkers, seasonal workers and employees who work at businesses with less than 10 employees.... … [Read more...] about New Jersey Assembly Speaker Pushes $15 Minimum Wage Bill
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Home HomeNewsEducationHealthTechManufacturing & LogisticsLife SciencesAg INnovationINPower INnovatorsBigWigs & New GigsVideoPurchase Gerry DickGerry's ViewSpeaking Engagement RequestSubscribeNewslettersPODCASTAppRSSOn-AirTV & Radio Listings ContactAbout IIBMeet the TeamContact UsIntern with IIBFlagship Stations Land O'Frost Adds New Jersey Meat Maker Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2018 1:30 PM EDTUpdated: Thursday, April 5, 2018 1:30 PM EDTBy Dan McGowan, Senior Writer/[email protected] MUNSTER - Munster-based Land O'Frost Inc. has announced the acquisition of what it calls "an established and respected leader" in natural and organic meats. The deal includes the full brand portfolio of Wellshire Farms Inc. of New Jersey. Wellshire products are currently carried in specialty retailers including Whole Foods Market, Trader Joe's, Sprouts Farmers Market, Earth Fare and Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage.Land O'Frost, which announced plans in … [Read more...] about Land O’Frost Adds New Jersey Meat Maker
Phil Murphy. Phil Murphy was elected the 56th governor of New Jersey on Tuesday, cruising to victory over Chris Christie’s lieutenant governor, Kim Guadagno.Murphy had 55.4 percent of the vote to 42.5 percent for Guadagno, with 99 percent of precincts reporting, according to the Associated Press. Several news outlets called the race as soon as the polls closed at 8 p.m.Murphy, 60, made a fortune as a Goldman Sachs executive and then served as U.S. ambassador to Germany under President Barack Obama. He will be taking the reins from a term-limited Republican who saw his star rise and fall in national politics. Christie is on track to leave office in January as the most unpopular governor in New Jersey since the advent of polling.“I am extremely humbled and grateful and proud to accept the responsibility you’ve given me to serve as governor for the great state of New Jersey,” Murphy said in his victory speech in Asbury Park’s Convention Hall. “It … [Read more...] about Phil Murphy Elected New Jersey Governor
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest King's speech in New Jersey was one of his last. Hear from those who witnessed it. King's speech might have been a mere footnote in history had he not gone to meet his fate in Memphis right after it. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 2 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs USA Today Network Richard Cowen, Staff Writer, @RichardCowen123 Published 10:05 p.m. ET March 22, 2018 CLOSE One week before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, he addressed a Baptist congregation in Paterson, N.J. Those who were there tell the story of his visit and the mark it made on their lives. Michael V. Pettigano, Kevin R. Wexler, Paul Wood … [Read more...] about King’s speech in New Jersey was one of his last. Hear from those who witnessed it.
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Delaware ERA bill advances in General Assembly, gun control bill stalls The Senate could take up both measures after next month's Easter break. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Scott Goss, The News Journal Published 10:25 p.m. ET March 29, 2018 CLOSE Rally for the Delaware Equal Rights Amendment Jason Minto & Scott Goss/The News Journal/USA TODAY CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE The Delaware House made history Thursday by advancing a proposed equal rights amendment to the state … [Read more...] about Delaware ERA bill advances in General Assembly, gun control bill stalls