Question two on the ballot this November in New Jersey - on whether to raise the minimum wage to $8.25 an hour - is one of the most important ballot measures in the nation, according to the website Ballotpedia.
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The Conference Board's latest consumer confidence index has dropped slightly, from 81.8 to 79.7, because many people are feeling less optimistic about pay hikes and wage increases over the next 6 months.
The vast majority of N.J. voters support the idea of amending the state constitution to raise the current minimum wage to $8.25 an hour and to incorporate annual cost of living increases in the future.
As the end of Gov. Chris Christie's first term ends and he seeks re-election for a second, a new Monmouth University-Asbury Park Press poll asks New Jerseyans how much Christie has accomplished. Respondents also grade the governor on specific and important issues.
A new ParenteBeard - New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Summer Survey of business leaders shows seven out of 10 think raising New Jersey's minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.25 an hour would damage the state's efforts to retain and attract businesses.
The Democrat running against Gov. Chris Christie and the leader of the State Senate are joining with a band of labor leaders and activists to urge New Jersey voters to support a November ballot question, which asks if you'd like to amend the constitution to increase the state's minimum wag…