Recent Articles from Matt Fazelpoor
NY, NJ officials face off over cost of commuting
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority released a long-awaited environmental review earlier this month about the proposed Central Business District Tolling Program for Manhattan, commonly known as congestion pricing. U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer, D-5th District, was not impressed.
Portal North Bridge groundbreaking signals start of new era
"We will deliver Portal North on time and on budget because that’s how it has to be,” NJ Transit Board Chair Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti said during the groundbreaking for the long-delayed, long-overdue infrastructure project.
South Jersey gets in on film production act
The South Jersey Film Office Cooperative, a partnership between Camden and Gloucester counties, launched in April to help build out an inventory of wraparound services and resources to attract more productions to the southern part of the state.
Lawmakers grapple with Murphy’s record spending proposal
The last few weeks featured presentations and testimony from some of the most consequential state departments and some of the New Jersey’s most prominent policymakers, including Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli, acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin and more.
Experts share how to navigate economic turmoil
The panelists at NJBIZ's recent town hall discussion were Luis De La Hoz of Valley Bank; Daniel Stolz, Genova Burns; Brian Lowe, BML Public Relations & Digital; and Richard Jania, CBIZ Marks Paneth.
New Jersey receives another credit rating upgrade
The boost — the state's second in less than a month — comes from S&P Global Ratings, marking the first positive move from the agency since 2005.
NIL deals can be life-changing for student-athletes
The acronym is rapidly entering the mainstream conversation, while completely changing the dynamics of college athletics as we know it. And with new rules comes an opportunity to attract lucrative branding and partnership deals, which some experts estimate could be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.