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People Are Not Earning Enough to Live
Keep in mind that $7.25 an hour amounts to $15,080 a year for full-timers working 40 hours a week. As Buono has noted, "That's not a living wage. That's a starving wage." According to NJ Spotlight, 241,000 New Jerseyans make between $7.25 and $8.25 an hour, and would be immediately affected, as would the 188,000 or so additional workers who make between $8.25 and $9.25 an hour.
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