Jacquie, a Grill Cook at McDonalds, on the potential impact of the minimum wage increase.
Beginning April 1, fewer people in New York will be eligible for food stamps.
A group of low-income workers in New York City are getting a larger tax refund this year. It’s part of an experiment to see what would happen if the lawmakers expanded the Earned Income Tax Credit, a four-decade-old program with bipartisan support. NewsHour Special Correspondent Karla Murthy reports.
Mayor Ras Baraka said Newark needs to create 6,000 jobs, just to bring its unemployment rate in line with the rest of the state.