If I told you New Jersey is the best run state, what would your immediate reaction be? Now that you’ve spat your coffee out of your mouth, watch this on Slate.com
Among the reasons cited, New Jersey “travels back and forth to New York for the distinction of having the highest vax rate of any state with at least as large a population – both states have doubled 66% of all residents – and it has one of the lowest infection rates in the country. Pockets of vaccine reluctance have been proactively attacked with awareness programs in schools and neighborhoods “
The website also cites how New Jersey conducted the presidential election, saying that “New Jersey had a whole presidential and legislative election in which ballots were sent out to every voter and then – unlike New York – were counted quickly thereafter “.
Slate.com also mentions guaranteed 40 hours of paid sick leave for state workers, increasing the minimum wage to $ 15 an hour by 2024 and, of course, the millionaire’s tax.
New Jersey reacts to article calling New Jersey the best run state
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