Christie told the first heckler, "either sit down and keep quiet or get out. We're done with you." Read more about the town hall meeting here.
The workers claim that McDonald's stole wages by having them do unpaid work, pay for their own uniforms, denying overtime pay, and preventing them from taking lunch breaks. Learn more about their efforts here.
Five Republican senators joined five Democrats to make the proposal, learn more about its implications here.
The vote was split 17-16 in the Republican controlled state Senate, read more here.