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Gov. Phil Murphy, left, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, center, and Senate President Steve Sweeney in a file photo.

Minimum wage increase has massive appeal in New Jersey

Two-thirds of New Jerseyans back $15/hr. hike, poll says

By David Wildstein, February 12 2019 11:07 am

New Jerseyans support the new law raising the state’s minimum wage to $15-per-hour by a 66%-29% margin, according to a Monmouth University poll released today.

The move by Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin to increase the minimum wage over the next five years is familiar to 94% of New Jersey residents.  Just 6% of the state is unfamiliar with the new law.

The Monmouth poll described the minimum wage hike as the signature achievement of the Murphy administration

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