Voting delegates to the NJ State Ag Convention have received a copy of the proposed resolutions, in advance of the meeting. The following links are to a listing of the resolutions, and a brief synopsis of them. Resolutions Index Resolutions Synopsis
Governor’s advisory committee wants more state support for agri-tourism, a revived Jersey Fresh program, and to get more people involved in farming. Agriculture has always been a keystone of the state’s economy; if no longer dominant in dollars, it certainly still plays a significant role…
Gov. Phil Murphy said it on the campaign trail and again after his inauguration: He wants to gradually hike New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15. His odds of success are high with a Democrat-led legislature supportive of the proposal. But not every worker should celebrate….
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The State Assembly voted to approve the $15 minimum wage bill by a vote of 42-31. Click here to read the full story from NorthJersey.com.
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***For Immediate Release*** NJ Farm Bureau Opposes $15 Minimum Wage Proposal – Cites Unique and Severe Impacts to Agricultural Industry (Trenton) – New Jersey Farm Bureau, the state’s largest agricultural organization, opposes the $15 minimum wage proposal (S-15) heard in by the Senate Labor…