HAX approved for NJ Accelerate support
The Newark-based startup development program for pre-seed hard tech companies is one of five participating in the initiative.
Mission Critical Team dispatched to troubled state-run veterans home
The move follows a scathing report filed by inspectors that led to a Nov. 22 deadline to correct the problems or risk being stripped of federal funding by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which would likely result in the closing of the facility.
BNY Mellon agrees to pay $1.93M to settle discrimination claims in JC (updated)
A routine compliance review by the U.S. Department of Labor found that the company unfairly paid female, Black and Hispanic employees at its Jersey City location.
Former NJ pharma CEO indicted for embezzlement
According to authorities, John Klein was charged with wire fraud for his role in a scheme at Teaneck-based Cambridge Therapeutic Technologies.
Camden touts lowest unemployment rates in city, county history
“The number of residents gainfully employed right now is record breaking in the city and the county,” said Camden County Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli Jr. “To think where we were as a community just two short years ago, from watching neighbors, friends and family members lose jobs during the pandemic to a tremendous resurgence of the job market over the last year. It’s hard to belie[...]
NJEDA extends deadline for program to alleviate food deserts
The $1.5 million initiative offers awards ranging from $75,000 to $125,000 to improve access by leveraging distressed assets in New Jersey’s Food Desert Communities.
Deadline extended to file ANCHOR property tax relief applications (updated)
“We are making use of resources to address this need by helping homeowners and renters with direct financial assistance,” Senate President Nick Scutari said. “Extending the deadline will give our residents a greater ability to take advantage of a program that will help make their lives more affordable.”
State launches $2.5M program to support clean-tech startups
The pilot from the New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology is designed to support businesses that have an existing prototype of their technologies and are ready to validate them in a real-world setting.
October report shows employment slippage, labor force growth
The unemployment rate ticked up 0.2% to 3.5%, which remains under the national rate of 3.7%.
NJEDA to launch program for first-time entrepreneurs
The New Jersey Innovation Fellows initiative will offer mentorship, grants and income replacement to participants.
State mourns passing of former First Lady Lucinda Florio
“As First Lady, she broke from convention by choosing to be an active partner in governing, creating the Office of the First Lady, and earning praise in one news report for her ‘enthusiasm, curiosity, and quiet tenacity,’” Gov. Phil Murphy and Fist Lady Tammy Murphy said in a statement.
New Jersey receives additional $149M for Ida recovery
Combined with May's award, the new round of federal grants brings the state's total allocation from the 2021 storm to $377 million.