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Democrats agree on $15 minimum wage plan

New Jersey’s minimum wage would increase to $15 an hour over five years under a new proposal from the leaders of the Democratic Legislature. Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Senate President Steve Sweeney announced their plan Friday during a statehouse news conference. The…

Whistleblower awarded $325,000 by SEC

A former investment firm employee who tipped the Securities and Exchange Commission with specific information that enabled enforcement staff to open an investigation and uncover the extent of the fraudulent activity was awarded more than $325,000. The whistleblower provided a detailed description…