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No. 5: Shereef Elnahal

Elnahal left his job as state health commissioner a few months before the state was hit with a horrific public health crisis. So while his successor in the administration was left to grapple with the statewide response, Elnahal fought the pandemic in one the state’s worst-hit locales: Newark.

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March 22, 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

Mar. 22, 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

Get this week’s digital edition of NJIBZ – featuring a look at SALES PITCH - First Lady Jill Biden appeared in New Jersey last week to tout the benefits of the American Rescue Plan. Some experts worry that a provision in the law could hinder the state’s recovery efforts; As Marilou Halvorsen takes on a national role, she reflects on more than eight years at the helm of the New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association; we shine our spotlight on Where women are making inroads as leaders in the industry; how some companies are finding different routes to go green; and why alternative power projects are good for the economy and more!

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March 15, 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

Mar. 15, 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

Get this week’s digital edition of NJIBZ – featuring a look at THRONE - In less than a decade, DraftKings grew from a startup fantasy sports platform to a $25 billion wagering giant. Co-founder Matt Kalish, right, tells NJBIZ how it happened and where the company is heading; Residential composting businesses help reduce the volume of food waste going into landfills and received a boost during the pandemic; we shine our spotlight on Unions - A look a labor’s likely post-pandemic priorities; the legacy of a Trenton power player; and some good news, for a change, about public worker pensions and more!

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March 8, 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

Mar. 8, 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

Get this week’s digital edition of NJIBZ – featuring a look at NO CLARITY - The enabling legislation for legal, adult-use marijuana preserved the ability of employers to maintain drug-free workplaces, but courts may have to sort out the rules; What a higher federal minimum wage could mean for businesses in New Jersey, where the floor is already higher, and neighboring states; we shine our spotlight on - How employers can encourage staff to get vaccinated; why restrictive covenants might be unenforceable; and what’s in the new COVID-19 guidance from OSHA and more!

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March 1, 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

Mar. 1 2021 Edition of NJBIZ

Get this week’s digital edition of NJIBZ – featuring a look at Dual Priorities - Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest budget proposal reflects the twin realities of another pandemic year and another election campaign; With the enactment of enabling legislation, the countdown has started for the promulgation of rules governing recreational adult-use marijuana; we shine our spotlight on Higher Education - What declining enrollments mean for community colleges; how the state’s schools are dealing with budget issues; and how Rutgers is teaching history and more!

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