New Jersey residents on Tuesday approved raising the state’s minimum wage by $1, to $8.25 an hour, as well as to provide for automatic cost-of-living increases as 10 other states already do.
Despite its defeat, mall developers Taubman Centers say they’ll continue their fight. They’ve already filed a lawsuit to stop the sale.
A no vote will keep the nearly 20-year-old fight over the 54-acre tract of land in Syosset alive.
One of the four free beaches in New Jersey is located in Wildwood, but a referendum up for a vote in March could change that.
The constitutional amendment was the only statewide ballot question in Tuesday’s election.