This year NJBIA’s efforts to stop another minimum wage increase and a statewide paid leave mandate helped make it the most active organization lobbying the state government, according to a report by the NJ Election Law Enforcement Commission.
“The New Jersey Business & Industry Association is appreciative that the Legislature and Governor are discussing a plan that balances the state’s need for infrastructure improvements with much needed tax relief. However, the bill approved by the Assembly early Tuesday morning did not contain a phase-out of the estate tax and, therefore, does not provide […]
Call to Action Yesterday we wrote you with details of the bills that would generate revenue for transportation infrastructure while providing significant tax relief. We told you that as part of the plan the motor fuels tax would rise in a sliding scale between 23 cents per gallon and 37.5 cents a gallon depending on […]
Minimum Wage Bill Advancing May 26, 2016 (A-15/S-15) What Happened: The full Assembly approved legislation increasing the minimum wage to $15 an hour, making New Jersey only the third state in the nation to do so. A-15 would phase in what amounts to a 79 percent increase and provide for annual cost-of-living-increases on top of […]