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‘Raise the Wage’ campaign makes final push as Nov. 5 vote approaches

With the Nov. 5 election just days away, New Jersey’s “Raise the Wage” campaign is entering the home stretch in its fight to raise the minimum wage across the state.

Looking for a win at the polls, the advocacy group Working Families United for New Jersey is continuing its ad-blitz in hopes of getting Question 2 passed on Tuesday.

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Gloucester County NAACP endorsement in the upcoming Nov 5th election

The Gloucester County Branch of the NAACP endorses Ballot Question #2 that will be on the November 5th ballot.  By voting “Yes” it will raise the Minimum Wage from $7.25 to $8.25 and will tie future minimum wage increases to the cost of living.

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Jamesburg Resolution

A Resolution of the Borough of Jamesburg in the county of Middlesex, state of New Jersey, urging residents of the Borough of Jamesburg to support Ballot Question #2 to Raise New Jersey's Minimum Wage to $8.25.

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Perth Amboy Resolution

Resolution urging the voters of Perth Amboy to vote YES on Ballot Question #2 to raise New Jersey's Minimum Wage.

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Borough of Red Bank Resolution

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Red Bank urge the residents of our community to vote yes on Ballot Question #2 to Raise New Jersey’s minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.25 an hour and adjust annually based on the Consumer Price Index to reflect the economic conditions facing New Jersey workers and to ensure that New Jersey’s minimum wage is not a poverty wage but is a fair wage for workers.

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Neptune Township Resolution

The Township Committee of the Township of Neptune urge the residents of Neptune Township to vote yes on 2013 General Election Ballot Question #2 to raise New Jersey’s minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.25 an hour and adjust annually based on the Consumer Price Index to reflect the economic conditions facing New Jersey workers and to ensure that New Jersey’s minimum wage is not a poverty wage, but a fair wage for workers.

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MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BAYONNE — A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE NOVEMBER 5TH ELECTION BALLOT QUESTION TO RAISE NEW JERSEY'S MINIMUM WAGE

RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Municipal Council of the City of Bayonne urge the residents of our community to vote “YES” on Ballot Question #2 at the General Election to be held Tuesday, November 5, 2013 to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.25 an hour and adjust annually based on the Consumer Price Index to reflect the economic conditions facing New Jersey workers and to ensure that New Jersey’s minimum wage is not a poverty wage but is a fair wage for workers.

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Jamesburg officials urge support of minimum-wage increase

JAMESBURG — The Borough Council passed a resolution Oct. 9 to formally establish its support and to urge Jamesburg residents to vote “yes” for a proposed minimum wage increase.

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Passaic County Freeholders urge approval of minimum wage question in November election

The Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Passaic is committed to the enhancement of the quality of life for all residents of the County of Passaic, including those currently working for minimum wage.

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Middlesex Resolution

The governing body of Middlesex urge the residents of our community to vote yes on Ballot Question #2 to Raise New Jersey's minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.25 an hour and adjust annually based on the Consumer Price Index to reflect the economic conditions facing New Jersey workers and to ensure that New Jersey's minimum wage is not a poverty wage but is a fair wage for workers. 

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