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Author Archives: Jeffrey Kanige

NJBIZ Conversations: Steve Kalafer

The chairman emeritus of the Bridgewater-based Somerset Patriots talks about how the team survived through the summer, the outlook for next season and what its new affiliation with the New York Yankees will mean for the region's economy.

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Presenting the 2020 Manufacturing Power 50

2020 Manufacturing Power 50

The list that unfolds over the following pages is the last such feature we’ll publish this year. Like the others – and like most of business and life in New Jersey – the Manufacturing Power 50 is shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic. The top ten individuals are drawn mostly from the pharmaceutical industry, which will provide the treatments and tools that will eventually end the outbreak. No surprise there.

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NJBIZ Conversations: The Rev. David Jefferson

The pastor of Newark's Metropolitan Baptist Church talks about the sharpened challenges facing minority-owned businesses, the shortcomings in state policy and how the Legislature's recently reconstituted Joint Committee on Economic Justice and Equal Opportunity could help bring about meaningful change.

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NJBIZ Conversations: Dr. Gary Small

The physician in chief for behavioral health at Hackensack Meridian Health – for the latest edition of NJBIZ Conversations. Small talked about the emotional toll of the virus, what employers can do to help their workers cope and how folks can avoid the worst psychic and physical damage.

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NJBIZ Conversations: John Bartlett

Editor Jeff Kanige spoke with John Bartlett, a partner at Murphy Orlando who discussed the courts rejecting six applications for new medical cannabis dispensary licenses around the state. Bartlett gives plenty of insight as adult use of marijuana is set to be legalized in New Jersey on Jan. 1.

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