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NJ NEWS COMMONS: MURPHY SIGNS CONTROVERSIAL GIG-WORKER BILL

 

Yesterday, Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a bill that had drawn criticism from certain self-employed workers and contractors, including freelance writers. The legislation will force employers to classify these workers as employees, not contractors. According to one report, more than 12,000 workers were mis-classified in 2018, which resulted in $462 million in under-reported wages. (NJ.com)

WILDWOOD TRUMP RALLY NOW HAS 100K TICKET REQUESTS

President Trump is set to appear at the Wildwoods Convention Center next Tuesday — and a cadre of protestors are, too. On Sunday, Democrat-turned-Republican U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew claimed that about 100,000 people have signed up for tickets. The venue is capped at 7,400 people. (Inquirer / NJ.com)

MORE AND MORE OLDER ADULTS FACE HOUSING INSECURITY

People over the age of 55 account for almost 20 percent of the state's homeless population. The topic — housing insecurity — was explored at a conference on Thursday led by the New Jersey Foundation For Aging. The group says seniors need more affordable housing options, plus rent subsidies, and tax credits that enable people to grow older in their homes. (NJ Spotlight)

A GREENER CAMDEN: OVER 100 ACRES OF NEW PARKLAND

A major, $80-million investment in Camden's public place is pushing forward, with new details. Six projects are planned, and more than 100 acres of new parkland are on the horizon. "The purpose is to enhance life in the community and increase property values,” says Jeff Nash, a Camden County Freeholder and liaison to the Camden County Parks Department. (TAPinto Camden)

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