NJ Senate Votes to Increase Min. Wage to $8.50

The Senate approved the measure Thursday by a party-line 23-16 vote

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    New Jersey's state Senate has passed a bill to hike the state's minimum wage now and tie automatic yearly adjustments to the Consumer Price Index.
     
    The Senate approved the measure Thursday by a party-line 23-16 vote.

      The bill would raise the minimum wage by $1.25 to $8.50 per hour.
     
    The bill could be headed for a veto by Republican Gov. Chris Christie.
     
    The Democrat-led Senate is prepared for a veto and also passed a measure to put the automatic yearly adjustments on the ballot as a constitutional amendment.
     

     


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