Category: Minimum Wage

N.J. minimum wage hike leads to higher fares for the Wildwoods Boardwalk’s legendary tram cars

WILDWOOD, N.J. – The Wildwood Boardwalk’s legendary tram cars are a staple of summer at the Jersey Shore. Tourists will be paying higher fares for the 2020 season, and it’s a direct result of a 2019 state minimum wage law. Read More

Eliminating homework and 5 other ways to fix our outdated, broken education system | Pezzullo

By Rich Pezzullo _ Tell me anything that took 12 years to accomplish in 1960 that takes that long today? Hmm Education of a useful productive adult human? Politicians touting free college are trying to make the case that now Read More

N.J. taxpayers will pay hundreds of millions more – per year – thanks to minimum wage hikes

TRENTON, N.J. – One of the many unintended consequences of New Jersey’s recent minimum wage increase is already biting taxpayers in the rear end. This week, the Murphy Administration announced a $54 million increase in subsidies for some qualifying families’ Read More

Fact-checking Cory Booker’s Labor Day wage growth claim

By Matt Rooney _ Cory Booker devoted his Labor Day 2019 to a Time guest op-ed in which the junior New Jersey senator sanctimoniously complains about U.S. wage growth (among other economic issues). “The President likes to tweet about stock Read More