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NJ Senate Pushes For Minimum Wage Amendment After Veto

Law360, New York (February 7, 2013, 6:13 PM EST) -- A little more than one week after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed legislation to increase the state's minimum wage, the Democratic-controlled state Senate on Thursday continued advancing a proposed constitutional amendment that would largely accomplish the same goals but bypass the Republican.

In a 22-15 vote, the Senate again approved a resolution calling for a constitutional amendment that would boost the state's minimum wage to $8.25 per hour by the beginning of next year and provide annual adjustments based on the Consumer Price Index. The...
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