March 05, 2020 | app.com
Sometimes it takes the most vulnerable to bring the two titans of leadership in New Jersey together. Increased employment opportunities as a result of a strong economy has really helped the state.
Gov. Murphy has been a tremendous advocate to increase the minimum wage to shepherd an era for a robust New Jersey including a living wage. Now the president of the Senate, Steve Sweeney, has introduced legislation unanimously approved by the Legislature to increase the wages for those who are the caregivers of New Jersey’s most vulnerable citizens, persons with disabilities. The direct care workers are required to assist persons with disabilities with all of their needs. This is a difficult job that requires strong dedication and commitment.
Helen Keller said, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” Sometimes it takes the issue of caring for others as such an important value to ostensibly show how much more we all have in common.
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