Hospital room
Sep 7, 2023

‘Pure hell’: DOJ blasts NJ veterans homes over COVID care, conditions

In a scathing 43-page report, and following a nearly three-year investigation, the Justice Department has concluded that residents at two state-run facilities were subjected to conditions that violated the 14th Amendment.

Sep 7, 2023

Biden nominates Semper as federal judge in NJ

Jamel Semper, 41, is currently deputy chief of the criminal division at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey.

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities President Joseph Fiordaliso speaks during a press conference held by Gov. Phil Murphy on the Nor’easter at the Statewide Traffic Management Center in Woodbridge on Oct. 26, 2021.
Sep 7, 2023

New Jersey leaders remember, mourn Fiordaliso

“A son of Newark and former Mayor of Livingston, Joe’s New Jersey roots run deep," said Attorney General Matthew Platkin. "From his longstanding place as a Commissioner on the Board of Public Utilities – with bipartisan support – to his elevation as President in 2018, Joe never stopped looking for ways to make life better for New Jerseyans."

Justin Zimmerman was appointed acting commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance in June.
Sep 6, 2023

Zimmerman nominated as permanent NJDOBI commisioner

“In addition to the time he has already spent serving as Acting Commissioner, Justin’s prior experience as the department’s Chief of Staff makes him more than qualified for this position," said Gov. Phil Murphy.

Storm damage
Sep 6, 2023

SBA extends operation of Warren County disaster center

Through Sept. 13, those affected by a vicious storm that ripped through the area in July can get help with their application and information about the federal assistance program.

Aug 31, 2023

2 men admit roles in $35M investment fraud scheme

Prosecutors say the alleged conspiracy was spearheaded by a Lakewood resident who – after being twice convicted – had his 24-year federal prison sentence commuted by former President Donald Trump in 2021.

New Jersey State House in Trenton
Aug 31, 2023

NJ Chamber reveals 2023 legislative, business award winners

Coming up on 30 years with the statewide organization, Michael Egenton, executive vice president, Government Relations, reflects on the impact of the biennial recognition with NJBIZ.

At the Veterans of Foreign Wars Harold Daley Post 1333 in Neptune City on Aug. 25, 2023, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law making it a violation of the Consumer Fraud Act for individuals to receive compensation for advising or assisting with veterans benefits.
Aug 28, 2023

Murphy signs law to shield veterans from scammers

The bipartisan measure received unanimous support in the Legislature along with kudos from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of New Jersey.

Computer network
Aug 25, 2023

NJ men admit to trafficking fake Cisco devices worth millions

After federal agents executed a search warrant in May 2021, they discovered 7,260 counterfeit products valued at about $13.77 million.

Want to connect with Gov. Phil Murphy? Now you can text him at 732-605-5455.
Aug 25, 2023

Text me: Murphy has a new number to connect directly with New Jerseyans

“Virtually every consumer uses text messaging," Gov. Phil Murphy said. "Why not use it speak directly to residents, keep them updated on some of the great work we’re doing, and at the same time provide them with another opportunity to tell us what’s on their minds?”

Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation designating a Central Jersey tourism region via the Division of Travel and Tourism at the Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Site in Somerville on Aug. 24, 2023.
Aug 24, 2023

Murphy signs law adding Central Jersey to state’s tourism map

Beyond perhaps settling the debate about the region's existence, the designation aims to help boost economic vitality in Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex and Somerset counties.

Aug 22, 2023

Do you have unclaimed assets? NJ’s $6B list is out

Treasury officials encourage residents to check the more than 236,000 records to see if they have money or property to be claimed.